BuharThe President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has given assent to the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022 enacted by the National Assembly.
This consent was given in furtherance of Section 58 (4) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
To ensure the ease of doing business in Nigeria, the President sent the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act to the National Assembly.
The Punch reported that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Babajide Omoworare, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday.
The statement was titled, “President Muhammadu Buhari Assents to the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022 and Other Bills.”
Part of the statements read, “The President sent the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act to the National Assembly to ensure the ease of doing business and transparency, efficiency and productivity in Nigeria.
“The Act amends relevant legislation to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria and institutionalise all the reforms to ease implementation. The business facilitation bill, among other things, applies throughout the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Five other bills were also assented. They are National Commission for Colleges of Education Bill, 2022; School of Mines and Geological Studies (Establishment) Bill, 2022; Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa (Establishment) Bill 2022; Federal College of Education (Technical), Keana Bill, (Establishment) Bill 2022; and National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (Establishment) Bill, 2022.
The statement was signed by the Senior Special Assistant to The President on National Assembly Matters-Senate, Senator Babajide Omoworare CON.