Skills and CBN bills scale second reading
Bill for an act to establish the Niger Delta Institute of Technology and Skills Acquisition, Egbema, Imo state, and to make comprehensive provisions for its due management and administration, provide for detailed identification of areas in technology and skills acquisition has scaled second reading during the plenary.
The bill which seeks to provide for an appropriate institutional framework for development of entrepreneurial base for the teeming population of the under employed youths was sponsored by honorable Goodluck Opiah from Imo state.
Leading the debate, the lawmaker pointed out the need to establish an institution to be known as the Niger Delta Institute of technical skills acquisition to be situated in Imo state, adding that the establishment of the institution will aid the nation’s desire for technological advancement.
In his remarks, the speaker House of Representatives referred the bill to the house committee on tertiary institutions for further legislative measures.
In another development, a bill for an act to amend the central bank of Nigeria 2017, has also scaled second reading.
The bill which seeks to reposition the banks performance objectives through legislative re-tooling of the extant provisions in order to conduct business transactions effectively and efficiently was sponsored by lawmaker Binta Bello from Gombe state.