Buhari Signs Three Bills To Establish College, Institute And Pensions Agency

SAN FRANCISCO, December 06, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to three bills to establish a college, an institute and a pensions agency.

This was revealed in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity stating that the bills were signed on Tuesday.

The bill includes the Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017.

The college, to be sited in Enugu, is to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental therapy and related courses.

Another bill is the Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017.

The Institute, to be situated in Kaduna, is to give technical training to the personnel of the Nigerian Air Force and other services of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Nigerians and citizens of other African countries.

The third bill is the National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017.

The agency is to administer the pensions scheme for personnel of the NIA sequel to the exit of the NIA from the application of the Contributory Pension’s Scheme under the Pension’s Reform Act, 2004.

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