President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected seven more bills transmitted to him by the national assembly.
The president announced his decision to withhold assent to the bills via a letter read during senate plenary on Tuesday.
The bills include: Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill, 2018; Nigeria Aeronautical Research and Rescue Bill, 2018; National Institute of Credit Administration Bill, 2018 and Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion Fund.
Others are National Housing Fund Bill, 2018; Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria Bill, 2018 and National Bio-technology Development Agency Bill, 2018.
The president also cited various reasons for rejecting the bills, as contained in the letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki.
The development brings to 20, the number of bills Buhari has rejected in 2019.
More to follow…