Nigeria: Senate Rejects Bill Seeking To Allow Persons Of African Origin To Acquire Nigerian Citizenship

Published: 17/Apr/2019
Source: PlusTV (Abuja)

Lawmakers in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday vehemently rejected a bill seeking to amend the Constitution to allow persons of African origin acquire Nigerian citizenship .

The bill sponsored by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce aims at re-integrating and developing the African region.

Lawmakers, who contributed to the debate on the bill, believed it is unnecessary and injurious to Nigeria’s already fragile economy

Murray-Bruce’s effort to further convince his colleagues proved abortive.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Nigeria
Year: 2019