Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Reps approve emergency rule extension in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

The House of Representatives has approved an extension of the emergency rule declared in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states by six months.

Members passed a resolution approving the extension after a closed door meeting with service chiefs presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal.

President Goodluck Jonathan earlier requested the extension in compliance with Section 305 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).

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