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