Buhari writes NASS, seeks approval for Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board

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President Muhammadu Buhari has writen to the leadership of the national assembly seeking their approval to establish the board of Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services.

The letter dated 9th February was read by Senator Ahmed Lawan, senate president at the plenary on Tuesday.

“Pursuant to Section 58(2) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I forward, herewith, The Civil Defence, Correctional, Federal Fire and Immigration Services Board Bill, 2022 for the kind consideration of the Senate

“The Civil Defence, Correctional, Federal Fire and Immigration Services Board Bill, 2022 seeks to establish the Civil Defence, Correctional, Federal Fire and Immigration Services Board.

“It is to adequately reflect the current relationship between the Board, Corps and the Services and align their composition, structure, functions and practices to attain the intended mandate of the services.

“While hoping that this submission will receive the usual expeditious consideration of the Senate, please accept, Distinguished Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration,” he said.

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