CISLAC URGES PRIORITIZATION AND REVISITING THE PASSAGE OF THE PIGB
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre urges the National Assembly and the Executive to re-visit and prioritize the passage of the PIGB into law.
We recall that the National Assembly had passed the PIGB and sent it to the president for Assent. However, while the legislature was on recess, the president withheld his assent to the Bill raising some issues he was said to be uncomfortable with.
CISLAC recollects that the progress recorded so far in getting a law to regulate the oil and gas sector and deepen the reforms proposed by this administration has been a result of the initiative, proactiveness, doggedness and resilience of the two chambers of the NASS, which is quite commendable.
It is common knowledge that the PIGB being considered originated as a private member Bill. It is also on record that both […]