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13 November 1980

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1980-11-13 number 55 part C

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       Supplement to ‘Official Gazette No.
                                           55, Vol, 67 Bh November, 1080—Par
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                          Presented ly Senator M, A. 0: Abi
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                 BE Iv ENACTED by. the Natignal Ass
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                                                    embly:          of the Federation
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                                                  follows :
                   1. Subject to theprovisions. of sections
                                                            3 (0, 4 and 45 ofthe
            . Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nige
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                                                             ria 1979 which comes
              into operation on| the IstMay ‘of October
                                                         1979 and which:respectively
           , provides as follows :-—
           Section 3.0). There shall be19 States ii n1 Nigeria, thati
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                                                                      sto say, Anambra,
                     » Bauchi, Bendel, Benue, Borne, Ctos
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                         Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, ‘Lagos, Niger, ‘Ogu
                                                                  n, Ondo, Oyo,
                         Platean, Rivers and Sokoto.
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           Section 44:   Subject to theprovisions of Chapter VIII and:                                           if.
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                                                                           other Constitu-                      of
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                    _ provisions of this Constitution the Senate                                                 i
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                                                                 shallconsist of © provisions,                  i
                    =) Senators from each State,
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           Section 45.   | Subject to the Provisions ‘of Chapter vu
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                 +. provisions of this Constitution the Hou
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                                                            se of Representatives
                   shallconsistof 450 members,
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                             (). Wherever throughout all the. provisions
                                                                         of the           Application. .

                         said Constitution a two-thirds majority of all
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                                                                          the members.
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                          of the National Assembly becomes requisite the
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                                                                         numbér
                          for the Senate shall be 64 and the number
                                                                    for theHouse
                         of Reproseotatives shall be300,

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