President Muhammadu Buhari, has written to the National Assembly, seeking speedy consideration and passage of the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2022.
In a letter, dated June 17 and addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the president said the Bill sought to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria by amending relevant legislation.
The letter, which was read by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Idris Wase, who presided over plenary session, read in part: “Pursuant to Sections 58(2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I forward herewith the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provision) Bill 2022 for the kind consideration of the House of Representatives.
“The Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provision) Bill 2022 seeks to promote the ease of doing business in Nigeria by amending relevant legislation. While hoping that this submission will receive the usual expeditious consideration of the House, please accept, Rt Honourable Speaker, the assurances of my highest consideration.”