OrderPaperToday – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent six aviation bills to the Senate for passage.
His request is in accordance to Section 58 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, a letter read by the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan stated.
The executive bills include: Civil Aviation Bill, 2019; Federal Airports Authorities of Nigeria Bill, 2019, Nigeria College of Airspace Management Agency (Establishment) Bill, 2019.
Others are: Nigeria College of Aviation Technology Establishment Bill, 2019; Nigeria Meteorological Agency Establishment Bill, 2019 and Nigerian Safety Bureau (Establishment) Bill, 2019.
“While I trust that these bills will be expeditiously and favourably considered by the Senate, please accept, Mr Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration”, the letter added.
Lawan thereafter instructed the clerk to the Senate, Mr Nelson Ayewoh, to ensure that the bills are gazetted and distributed to all the s¨enators for immediate consideration.