Nigeria government rejects Ecological Fund bill

Boss Mustapha speaking against proposed ecological fund bill

The Presidency has expressed its opposition to a bill in the House of Representatives seeking to regulate the Ecological Fund. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, especially stated that the proposed law would either clash with or duplicate the existing ones. Mustapha warned that the bill if passed into law, would take away from powers the President presently has over the Ecological Fund Office and the funds under it. The House Committee on Ecological Fund had on Wednesday held a public hearing on ‘A Bill for…

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