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National AssemblySenate rescinds decision on Nigeria Postal Service, two other bills

Senate rescinds decision on Nigeria Postal Service, two other bills


OrderPapetToday – The Senate on Tuesday rescinded its decision on the Nigeria Postal Service passed by both chambers of the National Assembly.

The Nigeria Postal Service Act Cap N127 LFN 2004 (Repeal & Re-enactment) Bill, 2022, Chartered Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill 2022; and Raw Materials Research and Development Council Act 2004 (Repeal & Re-enactment) Bill, 2022, passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives had been transmitted to the Clerk of the National Assembly for onward transmission to the President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. 

In moving the motion for a re-committal of the bills, Deputy Leader of the Senate, Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice (APC Ondo North) relied on Order 1(b) and Order 52(6) of the Senate Standing Orders, 2022 (As Amended).

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He observed that some fundamental issues which require fresh legislative action by both chambers of the National Assembly emerged after a critical analysis of the Bills by President Buhari.

Senator Borofice noted that a Technical Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives and Directorate of Legal Services met and worked on the Bills.

The Senate accordingly resolved to rescind its decision on the Bills as passed and re-committed same to the Committee of the Whole for reconsideration and passage.

Ojochenemi Onje-James
Ojochenemi Onje-James
Ojochenemi Onje-James is a research writer and journalist with years of proven footprints in areas of crime and politics. She has M.Sc in International Relations and Strategic Studies; and B.Sc in Mass Communication.
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