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No Sharia Bill before National Assembly— Dogara
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No Sharia Bill before National Assembly— Dogara

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As criticisms continue to trail the alleged attempt to smuggle-in sharia law into the nation’s Constitution, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday said it was not true that sharia law had been introduced into the Constitution through the back door.
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Dogara specifically said that there was nothing like sharia law being smuggled into the Constitution as alleged.   Instead, the Speaker said, a member introduced clauses which sought to include criminal aspects of Sharia in the constitution.He explained that the clause had been referred to the Special Adhoc Committee on the Review of the Constitution, adding that no such bill has yet emanated from the Committee.

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