Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Chairman, South-West Zonal Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution, has assured that the process would be devoid of destructive manipulations. She dropped hints on what is possible and what is not.
Tinubu gave the assurance at the end of the two-day Public Hearing on the Review of the 1999 Constitution organized by the Senate in Lagos on Thursday.
Mrs Tinubu said that all agitations and voices had been heard, adding that the committee would do all within its powers to make commendations devoid of bias of any kind.
According to her, the constitution is a living document that needs to be reviewed from time to time to meet the people’s cultural, political, economic, religious and natural challenges.
“Be rest assured that this amendment process would be free and devoid of short term motives. Self-interest and destructive manipulations
“The documents that we have collected here will be scrutinized, harmonized and will still go to the House of Representatives for concurrence.
“Subsequently, it will go to all our state Houses of Assembly for ratification and finally to the executive for presidential assent,” she said
Sen. Tinubu assured that the APC government would do whatever it takes to make sure the Constitution is workable so as to move into a society that would be suitable for all. (NAN