President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will, in a few days’ time, sign into law the ‘Not too young to run’ bill.
The President made this promise in a nationwide broadcast in commemoration of the Democracy Day on Tuesday.
He said, “In a few days to come, I will be joined by many promising young Nigerians to sign into law the ‘Not too young to run’ bill.”
The bill, which is part of the process to amend the 1999 Constitution, seeks to reduce the minimum age requirement for elective positions in the country.
It was first passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives in July 2017. Many state houses of assembly in the country have also passed the bill. Read more