The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has signed the National Assembly Service Pensions Board (Establishment) bill which will administer the pension scheme for personnel of the service, All Nigeria Latest News reports.
Babajide Omoworare, the Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, in a statement on Sunday, said the bill exempts the personnel of the national assembly service from the contributory pension scheme.
Omowarere further said that the President also assented to the Federal Road Safety Commission Training Institutions (establishment) bill, for capacity building and training in road traffic administration and safety management.
Buhari also assented to the National Commission for Almajiri and Out-of-school Children Education bill which seeks to provide a multimodal system of education to tackle the menace of illiteracy, develop skill acquisition and entrepreneurship programmes, and prevent youth poverty, delinquency, and destitution in Nigeria.
President Buhari had earlier on Sunday, delivered a farewell speech to Nigerians, addressing key aspects of his two-term administration. He also offered an apology for any pain caused by his policies.