Group lauds Osinbajo for signing 7 bills into law
ACTING President Yemi Osinbajo has been lauded for promptly assenting to seven different bills recently passed by the National Assembly, saying it was in conformity with present reality in the country.
A group, Yemi Osinbajo Vanguard (YOV) gave the commendation through its Coordinator, Mr. Oluwaseyi Bamigbade, who spoke with newsmen in Lagos.
According to him, the swift way the acting president has been able to hold forth for the president, carrying out several presidential duties, has showed the synergy and good working relationship in the executive arm of government.
The bill, according to YOV coordinator, includes Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017, Oaths (Amendment) Act, 2017; Defence Space Administration Act, 2017, Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) Act, 2017, National Film and Video Censors Board (Amendment) Act, 2017, Mortgage Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016, among others.
“For instance Oaths (Amendment) Act, 2017; Defence Space Administration Act, 2017; Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) Act, 2017, and National Film and Video Censors Board (Amendment) Act, 2017 will help to regulate activities in those industries.
“With the endorsement of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (Establishment, etc.) Act, 2017, and Mortgage Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016, the industries have been repositioned for growth and development,” Bamigbade.
According to him, the act was a demonstration of President Muhammadu Buhari- led administration’s commitment to put the Nigerian economy on the path of growth.
He said the group believed in the doctrine that every sovereign nation must rise to determine its destiny, and it was its choice, not by chance, to determine its destiny.
Bamigbade said that was what was depicted in the Defence Space Administration Act that establishes the Defence Space Administration in order to develop satellite technology and ensure security of the nation’s cyber activities.
Speaking further, Bamigbade said the group had also declared three day national fasting and prayers sessions for quick recovery of President Buhari who is currently on medical vacation in the United Kingdom.