Senate rejects bill proposing skirts for NYSC female members.

The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill proposing the option of wearing of skirts by female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
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The bill was rejected following concerns that such amendment requires altering the constitution which requires a longer process. .
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Soliciting support of his colleagues, Emmanuel Bwacha (Taraba-PDP) said the amendment was meant to give corps members the liberty of digressing from the rigid adherence to the NYSC uniform specification. .
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In his remarks, the 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).” .
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After a voice vote by Ekweremadu, the bill was rejected by the lawmakers.

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