President Goodluck Jonathan has constituted a seven-member committee to develop appropriate strategies for the implementation of the report of the just-concluded National Conference. A statement by Oise Johnson, a spokesperson to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said the committee would also “advise Government on all matters necessary for the effective implementation of…
The delegates were on Monday given copies of the conference report and a new draft constitution seeking to replace the existing one.
Chairman of the National Conference and retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi, has continued to receive solidarity messages over the success of the Conference whose reports are expected in less than two weeks.
Dr Akilu Sani Indabawa is the assistant secretary, conference proceedings at the National Conference.
A legal practitioner, Barr Uwemedimo Nwoko in this interview hosted by Chioma Onuegbu speaks on the ongoing National Confab and why Jonathan should re-contest in 2015 among other issues. Excerpts:
The conference report “may end up in the waste-bin of history”.
Confab also recommended the creation of 18 new states in the country