The Nigerian House of Representatives, led by Speaker, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, have dumped the direct primary clause embedded in the Electoral Act amendment bill. ayokinews.com reports
The move comes following the Senate’s removal of the same direct primary clause as requested by President Muhammadu Buhari.
By enabling political parties to select between direct and indirect primaries, the House of Reps gave in to President Muhammadu Buhari’s demand.