PIGB: APC commends Senate on passage


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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the Senate on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), saying the party was working to deliver on its campaign promises.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, on Thursday in Abuja, the party said the Bill aimed to reform the oil and gas industry toward greater transparency and accountability.

The party said that the Bill had ‘’languished’’ in the various chambers of the National Assembly for about 12 years but took the purposeful and dedicated APC-led Senate to pass it.

“We are very excited that the Bill was passed today after about 12 years delay.

“We specially commend the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for his focused leadership of the 8th Senate,’’ it said.

It said that the Senate had produced several legislative actions that had…

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