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National Assembly leaders’ elections: Management picks secret poll, open ballot advocates lose out

There were clear indications on Saturday that the election of the presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly will be conducted by secret ballot method on Tuesday.

SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that the management of the red chamber took the decision to avoid rancour on the day of inauguration.

A senior member of the management team of the federal parliament told one of our correspondents on condition of anonymity on Saturday that the elected lawmakers had already been given House Rules  stipulating the voting method.

Read more: Punch, June 9, 2019




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