Buhari President signs eight bills into law

Senator Ita Enang described the development as unprecedented in the history of the present government.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed eight bills sent to him by the National Assembly into law.

He assented the bills on Friday, November 18.

This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to him, the development is unprecedented in the history of the Buhari administration.

The bills signed into law are: Prevention of Crime Amendment Act 2016; the National Crop Varieties and Livestock Breeds (Registration) Amendment Act‎ 2016  and Telecommunications and Postal Offences Amendment Act 2016.

Others are: The National Agricultural Land Development Authority Amendment Act‎ 2016; and The Produce Enforcement of Export Standards Amendment Act‎ 2016.

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The rest include: The Agricultural and Rural Management ‎Training Institute Amendment Act‎ 2016; Bee Import Control and Management Amendment Act‎ 2016; and Water Resources Amendment Act‎ 2016‎.

"Mr President considers the act as very vital to the present administration and in consonant with ‎All Progressive Congress’s agenda and thanked the National Assembly," Enang said.

The Senator said Buhari also directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and all government functionaries to always participate actively and make inputs when new bills are being considered.

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