Buhari seeks legalisation of NSIP, creation of 10 National Parks




President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhanmadu Buhari Tuesday sought for legalisation and Institutionalisation of Social Investment Programme in Nigeria (NSIP) .

This is as he among other requests forwarded to the Senate through different letters, sought for creation of 10 new National Parks across the country.

President Buhari on the NSIP, requested the Senate to consider and approve an executive bill forwarded to it to that effect.

He stated in the letter read in plenary by the Senate President , Ahmad Lawan, that consideration and passage of the bill will provide the enabling law for effective implementation of the programme geared towards poverty alleviation of vulnerable Nigerians.

“The National Social Investment Programme Establishment Bill seeks to provide a legal and institutional framework for the establishment of the NSIP for the assistance and empowerment of the poor and vulnerable people in Nigeria”, he said.

On the National Parks, the president in another letter also read in plenary by Lawan, seeks for concurrence of the Senate to National Park Declaration Order made early in the year for establishment of 10 new National Parks across the country .

President Buhari in two other separate requests , seeks consideration and passage of National Library Establishment Bill 2022.

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