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Buhari writes Senate, seeks legalisation of Social Investment Programme


….seeks Senate approval for creation of 10 New National Parks

By Chibuike Nwabuko

President Muhanmadu Buhari on Wednesday sought for legalisation and Institutionalisation of Social Investment Programme in Nigeria ( NSIP).

Similarly, the President also sought for the creation of 10 new National Parks across the Country. 

The President, in the letter read at the plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, observed that consideration and passage of the bill will provide the enanbling law for effective implementation of the programme geared towards poverty alleviation of vulnerable Nigerians. 

“The National Social Investment Programme Establishment Bill seeks to provide a legal and institutional framework for the establishment of the NSIP for the assistance and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable people in Nigeria”, he said.

President in a separate letter also sought for concurrence of the Senate to  National Park Declaration Order made early in the year for establishment of 10 New National Parks across the country.

Sundiata Post recalls that President Buhari in two other letters sought for consideration and passage of National Library Establishment Bill 2022.

The proposed law according to him, will provide the legal frame work for maintenance of National Library of Nigeria in line with global practices.

Additionally, Buhari requested for consideration and passage of an executive bill on Federal Produce Inspection Service.

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