President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five more bills bringing the total number of bills rejected by the president since June 2015 to 26.
This was contained in separate letters written by President Buhari to the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, where he cited various reasons for declining assent and read at plenary on Wednesday.
The affected Bills include Nigeria Film Corporation Bill, Immigration (Amendment) Bill, Climate Change Bill, Chartered Institute of Pension Practitioners Bill and Digital Rights and Freedom Bill.
The Senate also on Wednesday suspended plenary by two weeks to April 2 to enable the committees work on the 2019 Appropriation Bill.
The Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan, had in moving the motion for adjournment, said the suspension of plenary will enable the senators concentrate on the committee work for the 2019 budget to be passed on time.
You may be interested
Anambra Lawyers Storm Govt House, Block Gate Over Obiano’s Refusal To Speak On JUSUN StrikeWebby - May 10, 2021
The lawyers As Gov Willie Obiano remains mute on the ongoing strike by the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN),…
NABTEB Releases Results of 2020 Nov/Dec ExamsWebby - May 10, 2021
NABTEB Nigerians who sat for the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) exams can now check their results. This…
“His Teacher Described Him As A Kind Boy” – Linda Ikeji Blushes Over Her Son, JayceWebby - May 10, 2021
Linda and son, Jayce Famous Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji has given a sweet reason why she doesn't beat her son.…