Why Bukola Saraki May Be Removed As A Nigerian Senator [Constitutional Provision]

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Following the revelation by Sahara Reporters of Bukola Saraki’s dual citizenship, there are high indications that the senate president may be relieved of his political duties.

Section 66 (1) of the Nigerian constituion provides thus..

No person shall be qualified for election to the Senate or the House of Representatives if:
(a) subject  to  the  provisions  of  section  28  of  this  Constitution,   he   has   voluntarily   acquired   the  citizenship  of  a  country  other  than  Nigeria  or,  except  in  such  cases  as  may  be  prescribed by  the  National  Assembly,  has  made  a  declaration  of  allegiance to such a country; 

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