President Buhari Accedes To Two Bills

President Muhammadu Buhari (image courtesy State House)

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two bills passed by the 8th National Assembly.

Concise News reports that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday.

He listed the bills to include Federal University Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State Bill and the Architects Registration Council Amendment Bill .

He said by giving assent to the Federal College of Agriculture Bill, the institution had been upgraded from a Federal College of Agriculture to a full-fledged Federal University of Agriculture with all the powers of its status.

He explained that the assented Architects Registration Council amendment bill had increased the penalty fee of N1,000 to N500,000.

This, he said would generally enhance the architect registration process.

He also said the bill was also designed to enhance the council’s penalties and make the appeals from the Disciplinary Committee lie with the High Courts.

On why some bills were not assented to, Enang explained that there was cogent reasons for any bill that did not receive assent of the president.

On why screened and confirmed ministerial nominees were yet to be inaugurated.

He said: “Mr President upon receipt of communication from the National Assembly will on a date he will fix, notify the screened and cleared nominees.”

Enag, who also responded to a question, on why the President did not attach portfolios to the nominees said the constitution did not oblige the President to do so.

He thanked the senate for its patriotic decision to extend the annual vacation and concentrate on the screening and confirmation of the nominees.


whatsapp
Have a story to tell, or images to share on a breaking news in Nigeria or beyond? Send them to Concise News via Whatsapp(0906 928 2577)

Ridwan is a trained communicator who specialises in football and squash. He has been published by African Examiner. He provides professional coverage of general news, politics and sports, and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the field - including the first Nigerian interview with South Africa's no. 1 male squash player, Jean-Pierre Brits. He is a proud Nigerian and campaigner for #NigeriaIsOurs.


Learn the secret to truly natural weight loss plus testimonies of people who have benefited.

Shocking Discovery Reveals Natural Viagra that Help Men Last 25minutes and Get Stronger Erections without side effects

New Anti-Infection Herbal Remedy So Effective… Flushes off
Staphylococcus, Gonorrhea and other Related Infections!

Tired of generators? Get PRAG INVERTER, Nigeria’s No.1 Inverters 

Be the first to know…Get daily round up of top Nigerian newspaper headlines. Click here. 

Tired of estimated bills/generator noise? Go off the grid…get PRAG SOLAR for 24/7 noiseless and uninterrupted power supply.