The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari has given assent to three new bills passed by both chambers of the federal parliament to become laws in Nigeria.
Addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, he stated that the three pieces of legislation are Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017.
The college would be sited in Enugu, to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental therapy and related courses.
The second is the Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017.
The Institute 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.
The National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017, is to administer the pensions 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.
Enang added that the Acts have, accordingly upon assent, been remitted to the National Assembly and other appropriate authorities as laws of the Federation.