Constitutional Amendment: The Panacea For Nigeria’s Security Challenges, Crucial For Democratic Advancement- Senator Ashiru

Senator Oyelola Ashiru, the Deputy Senate Leader, has emphasized the importance of constitutional amendment in deepening democratic rule in Nigeria. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the Department of Political Science and the Institute of Legislative Studies at the University of Ilorin, Senator Ashiru stressed that constitutional amendment remains a vital tool for addressing the country’s numerous challenges.

The public lecture, themed “Constitutional Amendment and the Dynamics of State Policing in Nigeria,” couldn’t have come at a better time, as the country grapples with insecurity and the ongoing debate on the establishment of state police. Senator Ashiru assured that the 10th Senate is committed to performing its legislative duties to address the challenges facing the nation.

Representing the Deputy Senate President, Senator Barau Jibril, Senator Ashiru reiterated the Senate’s dedication to promoting democratic governance and ensuring a safer, more secure Nigeria for all citizens. He described the theme of the public lecture as apt, given the ongoing conversations on the establishment of state police to address insecurity in the country.

Senator Ashiru disclosed that the 10th Senate would continue to perform its legislative duties to address numerous challenges facing the country. He emphasized that constitutional amendment remains important for deepening democratic rule in Nigeria. He urged stakeholders to engage in the constitutional amendment process, saying that it is crucial for the development of the country’s democratic governance.

The public lecture was attended by academics, students, and stakeholders in the political sector. The event provided a platform for discussions and debates on the constitutional amendment and its impact on the country’s democratic governance. Senator Ashiru’s call for constitutional amendment has been seen as a step in the right direction, given the country’s current political landscape.

In conclusion, Senator Ashiru’s emphasis on constitutional amendment as a tool for deepening democratic rule in Nigeria is a timely call to action. As the country continues to grapple with insecurity and other challenges, it is essential to revisit the constitution and make necessary amendments to ensure a safer, more secure Nigeria for all citizens.

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