While Buhari is away, Osinbajo rejects 4 bills, sends them back to Senate

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been working hard to vet bills from the Senate while President Buhari is away in London.

Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo

On Wednesday, February 22, the Acting President refused to assent four bills and returned them to the National Assembly for correction.

Senate President Bukola Saraki read the letters at Senate plenary on the same day.

1. Dangerous medicine Amendment Bill 2016

2. National Lottery Amendment Bill 2016

4. Currency Conversion Freezing Order Amendment Bill 2016

Meanwhile, he also assented to seven bills passed by the National Assembly.

Senator Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters confirmed that Osinbajo had indeed endorsed the bills.

Also Enang explained that the Acts, other than the Defence Space Administration Act and Institute of Soil science were mainly Amendments to the Principal Act and they are intended to bring the Acts in conformity with current realities.