- Friday, 29 March 2013 01:10
For a National Assembly that is fast losing credibility in the sight of many, the demand for immunity for the lawmakers was indeed another unpopular move. Many Nigerians were taken aback a few weeks ago when a bill seeking to extend the immunity powers to the lawmakers passed second reading in the House of Representatives.
Members of the House who spoke on the general principles of the bill recently argued that granting of immunity to lawmakers would strengthen democracy and allow members to speak freely without fear of molestation or litigation. Continue reading “Immunity from fraud: Matters arising”