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Lawan constitutes Conference Committee on PIB


President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan

Ahmad Lawan
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan: constitutes Conference Committee on PIB

By Kingsley Okoye

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has announced the composition of the Conference Committee on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

The announcement was made on Tuesday at the plenary.

The members of the committee include:
Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, as Chairman, Sen. Mohammed Sabo, representing North-West Sen.Albert Bassey representing South-South, Sen. Danjuma Goje North-East, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, South- West Sen.Stella Oduah South- East Sen. Gabriel Suswam North- Central.

Lawn urged members of the committee to meet with their counterparts in the House of Representatives to enable the National Assembly to produce a final document on the PIB for onward transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent.

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“The conference committee will meet with our counterparts in the House, the House will also announce the composition of the conference committee.

We hope that they will swing into action immediately so that we can have the final document of the PIB which we will transmit for the presidential assent.

“So, we expect our delegation here under the leadership of the Senate Leader to engage with our colleagues in the House of Representatives.”