The President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to receive the harmonized Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) from the National Assembly, the Presidency has revealed.
The bill was harmonized by both chambers of the legislature on March 28.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said in a terse statement in Abuja on Wednesday, that his findings revealed that the Bill was still undergoing standard operating legislative processes of the National Assembly preparatory to transmission.
He said: “Further to several enquiries by the media, interest groups, and the public in respect of within named Bill, may I please state that the said Bill has not yet been transmitted by the National Assembly to President.
“From my enquiries, the Bill is still undergoing standard operating legislative processes of the National Assembly preparatory to transmission, please.”