Five senators sponsor 7 bills
Senator Barau Jibril of Kano North Senatorial District and five others yesterday sponsored seven bills at the Senate.
Our correspondent reports that all the bills passed through the first reading during yesterday’s plenary.
It was observed that so far, no bill has passed through the second reading since the inauguration of the 8th Senate on June 9th this year.
Jibril sponsored bills tagged ‘Trade malpractices Act CAP 12 LFN 2011 (Amendment) Bill 2015 and Energy Commission Act no. 621979(Amendment) Bill 2015.’
On their parts, Senator Biodun Olujimi (Ekiti South) sponsored a Bill on ‘Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill 2015’; Senator Rose Oko (Cross River North)’s Bill was on ‘Sovereign Wealth Fund Act 2011 (Amendment) Bill 2015’; and Senator Tijjani Yahaya Kaura (Zamfara North)’s Bill was on ‘Federal Scholarship Commission.’
The other senators that had their bills passing through first reading yesterday were Senator Ighotoya Amori (Delta Central) and Senator Matthew Uroghide (Edo South).
The two bills are on ‘Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun’ and ‘Intestate Succession Bill 2015.’