Osinbajo signs three bills into law

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, signed into law three bills transmitted by the National Assembly.

Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday.

Akande listed the bills signed into law to include the Federal Capital Territory Civil Service Commission (Establishment) Act, 2018; the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2018; and the Federal School of Medical Laboratory Technology (Science) Jos (Establishment) Act, 2018.

The Federal Capital Territory Civil Service Commission (Establishment) Act, 2018, according to him, provides the framework, as envisaged by Section 303 of the Constitution, for the administration of the Civil Service of the Federal Capital Territory.

He explained that the commission established under the Act will, without prejudice to the powers of the President, be responsible for the appointment and disciplinary control of staff in the Civil Service of the FCT.