Constitution amendment: Reps test run e-voting device

The House of Representatives on Wednesday test run the electronic voting device ahead of constitution amendment voting.

Speaker of the House, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, said the lower chamber of the legislative assembly would ensure the effectiveness of the machine before the day of voting.

The test was to avoid any confusion in the course of voting on highly contentious issues, as consideration of the constitution was usually done clause by clause without the presiding officer having any influence on the process.

ALL NEWS reports that the proceedings of the amendment  is usually aired live on major television and social media platforms.

The upper and lower legislative chambers are currently working on the constitution amendment.

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