Buhari signs Senior citizen Act, 7 others into law


By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the National Senior Citizens Center Act, 2018 and the Legislative Houses (Power and Privileges) 2018 which gives law makers immunity from arrest or persecution on matters discussed on the floor of the National Assembly.

President Muhammadu Buhari during the FEC Meeting held at the Council Chambers in Abuja

The National Senior Citizens Center Act, 2018, establishes the National Senior Citizens Center in the country to cater for the needs of the senior citizens.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, after the President assented to the bills.

Other bills that were signed into law according to Senator Ita Enang are the National Institute of…

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