Just for reflection, let us remind ourselves of Powers the current Constitution grants the Fed. government vis-à-vis Powers [its] leadership wishes its Powers to be:
As stipulated under Article 54, Allocation of powers, Powers entrusted unto the Fed. Government are defined as:
(a) Foreign Affairs,
(b) National Defense,
(c) Citizenship and Immigration, and
(d) Monetary Policy.
Here are the proposed unilateral amendments:
A. Federal powers:
Elections, and referendum,
Census, and identity,
Overall control of political parties and elections,
A single Electoral Commission at Federal, State, and District levels,
A national policy for land, marine, and aviation,
Copyright, and intellectual property,
Federal civil servants,
A policy for personnel and human resources,
Scale, measurements, and benchmarks.
National economic development plan,
Determine national revenue sources, Federal taxation, and regulation,
Intra and inter rivers between and amongst Fed. Member States,
International investment, and financing,
Policy for energy, and water.
C. Infrastructure and Transportation:
Ports and airports,
Transportation policy for land, sea, and air,
Postal, telephony,Internet, radio and television frequencies services along with Cyber Security, and data protection; telecommunication, and broadcasting.
D. Security and Judiciary:
Defence, and nation army,
Federal police, and national secret service,
Restoration of order, where there is instability in Fed. Member States,
Ownership of personal small arms,
Federal Courts, and Judiciary systems,
Federal Military Courts.
E. Public health, and services:
National public health policy,
National policy for remediation, medicine, and food,
Immigration, refugees, and displaced persons policy,
National policy for:
Theatres, and stadiums.
National education, and curriculum mandating examination of High school certification,
Higher education, technology, and research.
Conclusion: Proposed unilateral amendments is an act of blatant usurpation, and clear power grab, and in violation of the principle political accord, as outlined in Articles 3, 54, 121, and 132 of the Constitution.
Now, to bring this into context, and for the proponents of the amendments to take heed, let us review the intents, purposes, and implications, political or otherwise, of said powers in the proposed unilateral amendments. To be continued [ … ]