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The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in


Question

The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in

Options

A) 1960

B) 1951

C) 1959

D) 1963


The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in 1960. McPherson constitution of 1951 created two chambers regional legislatures known as the house of chiefs and the house of Assembly in the Northern and Western region. Coming then to independence constitution of 1960. Bicameral legislatures were adopted in both the federal and regional government including the Eastern region.

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  • The central legislature of Nigeria became bicameral in 1960. McPherson constitution of 1951 created two chambers regional legislatures known as the house of chiefs and the house of Assembly in the Northern and Western region. Coming then to independence constitution of 1960. Bicameral legislatures were adopted in both the federal and regional government including the Eastern region.