HOPES of delegates resuming August 4 to consider and approve the final report of the National Conference for presentation to the Federal Government have been shattered.
Confab reconvenes August 4 to consider draft report
This is the 45th National Conference plenary live blog from Premium Times. Today, delegates will continue, and if possible conclude deliberations on the issue of resource sharing/control.
A major crack that might truncate the ongoing national conference has emerged, with delegates from the Northern part of the country alleging betrayal, rejecting some decisions reached at plenary and walking out of the consensus-building arrangement instituted by leaders of geo-political zones, PREMIUM TIMES can report today. The National Consensus Building Group, which had three…
Two reports indicted the Deputy Chairman, Bolaji Akinyemi, of lobbying Northern delegates to smuggle in a demand for a new Constitution in the Conference final report.
Indications have emerged that intense pressure is being mounted on selected prominent Northern delegates to adopt a new constitution at the conference.
Confab resolves that states should create local government.
Akinyemi assured measures would be adopted to check truancy among delegates