7 December 2017

Nigeria: Buhari Signs 3 Bills

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday assented to three bills.

Presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement yesterday, listed them as Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017; the Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017 and the National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017.

Adesina said the College of Dental Technology and Therapy that would be sited in Enugu would provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental therapy and related courses.

According to him, the Institute of Technology of Nigeria, to be situated in Kaduna, is to give technical training to the personnel of the Nigerian Air Force and other services of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Nigerians and citizens of other African countries.

He said the National Intelligence Agency Pensions would administer the pension scheme for personnel of the agency, sequel to the exit of the agency from the application of the Contributory Pension's Scheme under the Pension's Reform Act, 2004.

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