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Reps to prioritise Constitution Amendment, Electoral Bill, other legislations on resumption

House of Representatives says it will upon resumption of plenary next month prioritise the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill, the Constitution Amendment, and the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), among other all-important legislations.

Spokesman of the House, Mr Benjamin Kalu said this while hailing President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the Companies and Allied Matters Act (amendment) Bill CAMA.

In a statement, Mr Kalu said the presidential assent came as a result of the resolve of both chambers of the 9th National Assembly to facilitate the ease of doing business in Nigerian.

He said the final ascent into law marks a key milestone in the fulfillment of the legislative agenda of the House under the leadership of Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and was attributable to the harmonious working relationship between the Legislature and the Executive.

Mr. Kalu added that the nation’s economy remains a priority for the 9th House and in the same manner with which it swiftly and diligently passed the Finance Act, the Deep Offshore Sharing Formula Act, and the revised Appropriation Act 2020, the House will continue to deploy strategic legislative interventions to improve governance and make the business environment more accommodating.

Ibrahim Shehu

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