May 27, 2018

Reps pass 19 bills in one sitting

Reps pass 19 bills in one sitting

The House of Representatives yesterday passed into law, 19 bills that border on anticorruption crusade, minimum wage, manufacturing and others in one sitting.

Since the inauguration of the 8th Assembly under Speaker Yakubu Dogara, the House has made it routine activity to introduce a bulk of bills for first reading, but yesterday’s consideration of a bulk of 19 bills was the first.

The House recently passed 130 bills through first reading on the same day, with many now into the second reading. Read more 

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