Senate to receive final report on Petroleum Industry Governance Bill on April 25th

The Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum upstream, downstream and gas said it would on April 25 lay the final report of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill before the Senate for consideration and approval.

The new date is three months behind the January 2017 deadline the committee was given to submit its final report.

According to the schedule of the committee regarding the final stages of the committee’s work on the bill, members of the committee will on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, hold their final joint meeting at a one-day retreat in Abuja.

A statement issued on behalf of the joint committee by the Senate President’s Chief Press Secretary, Sani Onnogu, pointed out that members of the committee are expected to submit the final printed copy of the report to the Senate on April 6, 2017, while the main report is expected to be laid before the Senate on April 25, 2017 for final consideration and approval.

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