Buhari signs eight bills into law
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to eight Bills passed and transmitted to him by the National Assembly.
By this development, the Bills, which border on different sectors, including the economy, automatically become laws.
The new laws are the Prevention of Crime Amendment Act 2016; National Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (Registration) Amendment Act 2016; Telecommunications and Postal Offences Amendment Act 2016; and National Agricultural Land Development Authority Amendment Act 2016;
Others are the Produce Enforcement of Export Standards Amendment Act 2016; Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute Amendment Act 2016; Bee Import Control and Management Amendment Act 2016; and Water Resources Amendment Act 2016.
Addressing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa late yesterday, his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said, “Mr. President expresses his appreciation to leadership and membership of National Assembly for the great work they did in considering the Bills and the details that have gone in to consider the Bills.”