The Senate Constitution Review Committee has ratified a proposal that will compel the President to form his cabinet within 30 days of assumption of office. Governors are also to be mandated to form the Executive Council within the same time frame.
These are part of the proposals voted on by Committee members.
They will form part of the recommendations for the Senate’s approval during the clause-by-clause consideration of the proposal for review in the Constitution as submitted by the committee.
TOS News gathered that that the committee members voted on these issues yesterday last night.
Other major issues decided upon include: making it mandatory for the President to make an annual state of the nation address to Nigerians before a joint sitting of the National Assembly, reservation of 10 per cent slots for women in the cabinet and other appointments and fixing of specific time for the proclamation of the National Assembly by the President.