Take your agitation to NASS, Preidency tells Nigerians

Tony Akowe, Abuja

The Presidency has asked Nigerians agitating for the restructuring of the country to take advantage of the constitutional amendment being proposed by the National Assembly to put forward their case for restructuring.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu who spoke at a media parley with House of Representatives Correspondents said only the National Assembly has the constitutional power to restructure the country.

Shehu however said that President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to restructuring the country as contained in the APC manifesto, but will never side track the National Assembly.

The Presidency is however not on the same page with many Nigerians and some members of the House of Representatives on the necessity of the bill currently before the Senate aimed at regulating the social media which reportedly proscribed death penalty for hate speech.

He said any restructuring done outside the parliament will be…

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