Motions Moved
August 18, 2020
The Human Face of Governance
July 29, 2020

THE RED CHAMBERS

[2015 - 2019]

■ Bill Seeking to repeal
the Nigerian Legal Practitioners Act

Senator Godswill Apabio sponsored the bill seeking to repeal and re-enact the Nigerian Legal Practioners Act. The purpose of the Bill is to repeal the Legal Practitioners Act Cap C11. LFN 2004 and all amendments with it, which include the Legal Education (Consolidation etc) Act Cap. L10 LFN 2004. It would also enact the Legal Profession regulation Act which shall regulate the legal profession.

While leading the debate Senator Akpabio said the Bill, would among other things help the Nigerian Bar Association meet best standard.



■ Bill for the Establishment
of the Federal Polytechnic, Ukana.

A Bill for an Act to establish the Federal Polytechnic Ukana, Akwa Ibom State to provide full-time courses in technology, applied science management and other fields of studies and to make provisions for the genera! administration of such Polytechnic and for other matters connected therewith, 2017 (SB. 434).