4 July 2012

Nigeria: Jonathan Seeks Act for Police Reform Trust Fund

President Goodluck Jonathan has presented to the Senate a bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Police Reform Trust Fund.

Jonathan, in a letter dated June 28, 2012 and addressed to Senate President David Mark, is asking the Senate to enact a law for the establishment of the fund.

"I hereby introduce for formal consideration and enactment into law, a Bill for an Act to establish the Nigeria Police Trust Fund and other related matters.

"While I hope that the Bill will receive the usual prompt attention of the distinguished members of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria," the letter read.

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