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Buhari assents to national investment programme agency bill, 7 other

Why I am grateful to PMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Social Investment Programme Agency (NIPA), National Senior Secondary Education and six other bills, passed by the National Assembly, in furtherance of the provisions of the Acts Authentication Act Cap. A2, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004.

The other bills assented to are the Federal University of Health Sciences Ila-Orangun (Establishment) Act, the Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare (Establishment) Act, the Chartered Institute of Development Studies and Administration of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (Establishment) Act, and the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria Act, respectively.

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This was made known in a press statement by Babajide Omoworare, the senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters – senate on Monday in Abuja

According to him, the National Social Investment Programme Agency is established to assist and empower the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria.

He noted that the objective of the act is to provide a legal and institutional framework for the establishment and management of the National Social Investment in Nigeria.

Senator Omoworare added that the National Senior Secondary Education Act establishes a Commission, prescribes minimum standards for senior secondary education in Nigeria and the management of National Senior Secondary Education Fund.