The Senate has stepped down the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps, after lawmakers opposed its passage during the plenary on Tuesday.
Followed the presentation of the committee on the Peace Corps bill chaired by Senator Bayero Nafada on Tuesday, the Senate stepped down the bill to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps, after lawmakers opposed its passage.
According to Premium Times, rather than take votes for the bill’s passage for a third reading, senators, including deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, argued against its passage.
They cited the lawsuit involving the head of the peace corps and the police.
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