Council of State moves to ‎stop citizens’ registration, deportation

Published: 1/Aug/2014
Source: The Citizen (Nigeria)

The National Council of State rose from its emergency meeting on Thursday to condemn policies by some state governments to register citizens, as it set up a six-man committee ‎with a mandate to fish out discriminatory practices across the country that threatens the country’s continuous existence.

At the Extra Ordinary National Council of State meeting called by President Goodluck Jonathan, the council expressed its ‎fears that the alleged discriminatory policies could send wrong signals which might lead to disintegration of the country if not urgently checked.

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Themes: Internal Citizenship
Regions: West Africa, Nigeria
Year: 2014