The delegates, after a stalemate, finally adopted 70 per cent majority as voting procedure.
The National Conference on Monday adopted 70 per cent majority as the voting mode to be used in arriving at decisions at the conference.
PREMIUM TIMES had, over the weekend, reported on how the 50-member committee selected by the conference chairman, Idris Kutigi, resolved on 70 per cent. The conference on Monday adopted the committee’s recommendation.
The adoption followed a motion by Iyorchia Ayu, representing the Former Senators Forum. It was seconded by former Akwa Ibom Governor, Victor Attah, representing the Former Governors’ Forum.
The delegates adopted the resolution at the resumption of plenary in Abuja.
Proceedings at the conference were stalled last week as delegates failed to reach consensus on whether or not to adopt 66 per cent (two-third) or 75 per cent majority as the voting mode on decisions taken at the
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