Gbajabiamila assures passage of PIB, electoral act, supplementary budget in 2 weeks



Baring any change of plans, the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB will be passes into law in two weeks time.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila made the disclosure during the lower chamber’s Tuesday plenary.

He also reiterated the commitment of the House of Representatives to pass the Electoral Act amendment bill as well as the Supplementary budget into law.

Gbajabiamila who read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking parliamentary approval of the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill of N895.8 billion disclosed Tuesday plenary.

He encouraged the House to work together within the time frame to ensure the passage of the three pieces of legislation.
He said, “I will be meeting with the Adhoc committee on PIB, today by 3 pm to tidy up some things. We need to pass these pieces of legislation before we go on the annual break. Two weeks is a very short time. We must do it all. These are landmark legislations, including the supplementary budget.”

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