President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, seeking the legalization and Institutionalisation of the Social Investment Programme in Nigeria, NSIP.
Buhari has also on Tuesday written to the Senate, seeking the creation of 10 new National Parks across the Country.
On the Social Investment Programme, President Buhari asked the Senate to consider and approve an executive bill forwarded to it to that effect.
In the letter read by the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan during plenary, the President said that the consideration and passage of the bill would provide the enabling law for effective implementation of the program geared towards poverty alleviation of vulnerable Nigerians.
President Buhari said, “The National Social Investment Programme Establishment Bill seeks to provide a legal and institutional framework for the establishment of the NSIP for the assistance and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable people in Nigeria.”
On the National Parks, the President in another letter also read in plenary by Lawan, seeks for concurrence of the Senate on the National Park Declaration Order made early in the year for the establishment of 10 New National Parks across the country.
President Buhari in another two letters to the Senate seeks the consideration and passage of the National Library Establishment Bill 2022.
The proposed law will provide the legal framework for the maintenance of the National Library of Nigeria in line with global practices.
Fin request of the President to the federal lawmakers was on the consideration and passage of an executive bill on the Federal Produce Inspection Service.