We ex­pect Buhari’s as­sent to PIGB in days – Reps

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Daniel Adugbo

Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari is ex­pected to sign the Pe­tro­leum In­dus­try Gover­nance Bill (PIGB) into law in a cou­ple of days, the Chief Whip of the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and Chair­man of the Ad hoc Com­mit­tee on the Pe­tro­leum In­dus­try Bill (PIB), Al­has­san Doguwa said yes­ter­day.

Doguwa said this at a Col­lo­quium on the Pe­tro­leum Host and Im­pacted Com­mu­nity De­vel­op­ment Bill (PHICDB) in Abuja or­ga­nized by Or­der Paper Ad­vo­cacy Ini­tia­tive.

The Host Com­mu­nity (HOSTCOM) Col­lo­quium brought to­gether stake­hold­ers in im­pacted com­mu­ni­ties in the north­ern parts of the coun­try with the ob­jec­tive to ag­gre­gate the po­si­tions of the re­gion on gen­eral in­dus­try re­forms, as they re­late specif­i­cally to the PHICDB.

Doguwa said the law­mak­ers as well as Nige­ri­ans ex­pect a as­sent to the bill by the Pres­i­dent as enough con­sul­ta­tions were made to seek in­puts of all stake­hold­ers in­clud­ing the Pres­i­dent him­self.

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