Just In: Senate passes Federal Cooperative Colleges Bill, 2019

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The Senate has passed the Federal Cooperative Colleges Bill, 2019.The Bill, titled Senate Bill 418, was read for the third time on Thursday during the plenary and then passed.

Senate

Senate

Earlier, Senator Barau Jibrin (APC -Kano North) had presented the report of the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the National Commission for Colleges of Education Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2019 (SB. 561).

The Seantor representing Kaduna Central at the Senate, Shehu Sani,
seconded it and urged the Senate to consider it.

The Senate then dissolved into the Committee of the Whole for the clause-by-clause consideration of the Bill; following which the Senate reverted to plenary and reported progress of the Bill.

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The National Commission for Colleges of Education Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) Bill, 2019 (SB. 561) was then read for the third time and passed.

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, thanked the senators for the conclusion of the Bill, saying “it would provide avenues for young people in the education sector of our economy.”

In the same vein, the Report on the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND on the Federal Cooperative Colleges Bill, 2019 (SB. 418) was presented by Senator Barau Jibrin.

It was titled Senate Bill 418.

Senator Aliyu Sabi (APC-Niger North) seconded that the Senate should consider the report , following which Jibrin presented the report.

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The Senate dissolved into the Committee of the Whole for the clause-by-clause consideration of the Federal Cooperative Colleges Bill, 2019 (SB. 418).

The Bill was also read the third time and passed.

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