The House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee on constitution review has recommended the devolution of more powers to the states to ensure true federalism.
The committee which is chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, also approved the cancellation of the state-local government joint account to give financial autonomy to the local government councils.
The committee recommended independent candidacy for the nation’s elections.
It also approved an amendment of the constitution to state that any person who has been sworn-in as president to complete the term of a person elected as president shall not be eligible to contest for election as president for more than one term.