Senate House Rejects Bill Suggesting Skirts For NYSC Female Members

Nigeria Senate has rejected a bill suggesting the decision of wearing of skirts by female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

The rejection was declared on Wednesday following concerns that such amendment requires altering the constitution which requires a longer process. .

In his statement,  Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu who presided over the proceedings, said: “I am not trying to stop the bill; even if you pass the bill, you must send it to all the states in accordance with section 9(2).” 

After a voice vote by Ekweremadu, the bill was rejected by the lawmakers.

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