FULL LIST: How Senators voted denying INEC power to determine electronic transmission of election...
This was after attempt to secretly remove section 52(3) from the bill, which empowers the electoral body to determine the transmission of election results by electronic means where and when practicable, failed.
This is the resolution of the Nigerian Senate during plenary on Thursday while considering the amended electoral act.
The two chambers at the National Assembly had recently passed the PIB but differed in their recommendations on the funds for host communities.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presided over plenary.
He was reacting to backlash that greeted the roof leakage of the lawmaking arm of government on Tuesday.
Mr Lawan during plenary on Wednesday stated this while reacting to a motion raised by Sabi Abdullahi, senate deputy majority whip, concerning the roof leakage.
He succeeds Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash in Kaduna State while on an official assignment.