Buhari Sends Bill on Arms Control to Reps

Towards arresting the proliferation of arms in the country, the House of Representatives in Abuja on Wednesday received a bill to control small and light weapon from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Rep Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Reps while reading the letter from Buhari dated Aug.26, said that the bill is for the consideration of the House.

He said that the bill to control small and light weapon when operational, would help in the fight against proliferation of light weapons.

Gbajabiamila said that the President also sent a letter on Aug 27 for a bill to repeal the Explosives Act of 1994.

Also, the President wrote a letter on Aug.24 to seek a concurrence approval for external borrowing for the 2018 to 2021 to enable the Federal Government complete its ongoing projects across the country.

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