Buhari Rejects Four Bills Passed By Reps, Gives Reasons
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected four bills passed by the House of Representatives.
The bills include the Corporate Manslaughter bill, 2018; Agricultural Credit Scheme (amendment) bill, 2018; National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency bill as well as Courts and Tribunal Standard Scales of Fines and Financial Penalties bill
The president added that the National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency bill is a duplication of duties of existing agencies such as National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
For the courts and tribunal standard scales of fines bill and financial penalties bill, the president explained that it contradicts existing laws in place.
The lower legislative chamber recently reintroduced 11 bills Buhari withheld assent to, for the purpose of overriding his veto power on them.