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Buhari signs Social Investment Programme bill into law



Oil, President Muhammadu Buhari polytechnic Electoral Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the National Social Investment Programme (Establishment) Bill into law.

The new Act provides “a legal and institutional framework for the establishment and management of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in Nigeria.”

National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) now enshrined in law in Nigeria.

The new Administration will be expected to build on and expand the various existing programs – cash transfer, jobs/skills/vocational training, school feeding, the National Social Register, among others.

Chronicle NG reports that in November 2022, Buhari transmitted of the National Social Investment Programme Establishment Bill for consideration of the Nigerian Senate.

The Bill was subsequently passed by the upper chamber before the president could assent to it.

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