OrderPaperToday – A bill to repeal the National Secondary Education Commission Act, on Tuesday, scaled second reading in the Senate.

The bill seeks to enact the National Senior Secondary Education Act, 2022, to prescribe minimum standards for senior secondary education in Nigeria. 

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Senator Yahaya Abdullahi; Sponsor of the bill, in his lead debate on the general principles, said the bill makes provision for the management of the National Senior Secondary Education Commission Fund – as a source of government intervention toward repositioning Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria.

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, The bill after consideration was referred by the to the Committee on Education (Basic and Secondary) for further legislative work. 

The Committee was given four weeks to report back to the chamber in plenary.

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