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Senate rejects electronic transfer of election

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The Senate Thursday rejected Clause 52(3) of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill which provided for electronic transfer of election results.

The clause which led to the division of the chamber saw 52 Senators voting against the clause, 28 other Senators were in support of the clause while 28 Senators were not available to vote.

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, abstained from voting.

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