The House of Representatives’ Special Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution will be inaugurated on October 25, 2020.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, made the announcement at the plenary on Tuesday.
The Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase, is to chair the committee.
Giving details of the inauguration, a statement issued later by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Umar Puma, said the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad; and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, are some of the dignitaries expected to attend the occasion.
The statement also said Prof Dallas C. J. Dallas of the University of Jos will present the inaugural lecture with the topic, ‘Prospects and challenges before the 9th House of Representatives: Fulfilling citizens’ expectations and the imperatives for the review of the Nigerian Constitution.