REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE REVIEW OF THE 1999
CONSTITUTION ON A BILL FOR AN ACT TO FURTHER ALTER THE
PROVISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF
NIGERIA 1999 AND FOR OTHER MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH, 2013
1.0 INTRODUCTION
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria referred the following
Constitution alterations bills to the Committee for further legislative action
after the debate on their general principles and second reading passage:
1. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.107), Second Reading –
Wednesday 14th March, 2012
2. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.136), Second Reading –
Thursday, 14th October, 2012
3. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.139), Second Reading –
Thursday, 4th October, 2012
4. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.158), Second Reading –
Thursday, 4th October, 2012
5. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.162), Second Reading –
Thursday, 4th October, 2012
6. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.168), Second Reading – Thursday
4th October, 2012
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7. Constitution (Alteration Bill) 2012 (SB.226), Second Reading – 20th
February, 2013
8. Ministerial (Nominees Bill), 2013 (SB.108), Second Reading –
Wednesday, 13th March, 2013
1.1 MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE
1. Sen. Ike Ekweremadu – Chairman
2. Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba – Member
3. Sen. Bello Hayatu Gwarzo – “
4. Sen. Uche Chukwumerije – “
5. Sen. Abdul Ahmed Ningi – “
6. Sen. Solomon Ganiyu – “
7. Sen. George Akume – “
8. Sen. Abu Ibrahim – “
9. Sen. Ahmed Rufa’i Sani – “
10. Sen. Ayoola H. Agboola – “
11. Sen. Umaru Dahiru – “
12. Sen. James E. Manager – “
13. Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri – “
14. Sen. Odion Ugbesia – “
15. Sen. Chris Anyanwu – “
16. Sen. Ahmed Makarfi – “
17. Sen. Smart Adeyemi – “
18. Sen. Dahiru Kuta – “
19. Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu – “
20. Sen. Zaynab Kure – “
21. Sen. Ayogu Eze – “
22. Sen. Suleiman Adokwe – “
23. Sen. Ita Enang – “