Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Peace Corps Bill Finally Arrives Presidency For Assent

The much anticipated Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has arrived Presidency for signing into law.

Copies of the bill which was tagged ‘Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill 2017 was said to have been transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday last week by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Ataba Sani-Omolori.

DailyTrust Nigeria shared this information today on their twitter handle as seen on embed below:

Out of the 3 copies of the bill sent, the Presidency was to retain a copy and the remaining 2 copies be returned to the National Assembly for “further action”, upon the President’s assent.

Senate had passed the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill on the 25th of November, 2016, shortly after the House of Representatives passed same.

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