PIB Bill: NNPC GMD to brief Senate on Thursday-Lawan

A new dimension has been added to the much-talked about Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, will, on Thursday brief Senators on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021.
The information was made by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Wednesday during plenary.
According to him,  the briefing by Kyari would be closed-door and last for one hour.
He added that the briefing was to help senators know more on the technicalities and financial implications of certain provisions in the piece of legislation.
Lawan said, “Before plenary tomorrow, the leadership of the Senate has decided to invite NNPC GMD to come and brief us in a closed session.
“The opportunity is for those of us who are not members of the joint committees to hear some of the technical details, financial details and implications of certain provisions in the bill.”
It will be recalled that the Senate had, on Tuesday, received the report of the Joint Committee on Petroleum (Downstream); Petroleum (Upstream) and Gas Resources on PIB

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