Famous Nigerian singer and actor Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz The Bahdguy, has raised the alarm over what he described as the plan by the National Assembly to increase campaign expenses in the new electoral bill ahead of the 2023 elections.
In a post on Instagram, Falz urged his followers to call their lawmakers representing their constituencies to reject the new electoral bill, which the Senate would be passed this week.
He alleged that the National Assembly had increased the campaign expenses for President from 1 billion naira to 15 billion, increased the costs for the Governorship campaign from 200 million naira to 5 billion naira; they also increased the fees for Senate campaign from 40 million naira to 1.5 billion naira.
Falz added that the campaign expenses for the House of Representatives had been increased from30 million naira to 500 million naira, while the Senate also increased the campaign expenses for State House of Assembly from 10 million naira to 50 million naira.
Falz Raises Alarm
According to him, the Lawmakers know their time is up, and they are trying all possible means to prepare the ground ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Meanwhile, he reiterated the need for his followers and other Nigerians to get registered for 2023. Falz and his father, Femi Falana, has at different times condemned some of the policies of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.