Magu’s screening tops Senate’s weekly agenda

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The screening of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu is one of the top items on the agenda of the Senate this week.

The screening of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu is one of the top items on the agenda of the Senate this week.

The screening of Magu, which has been pending since July, was scheduled for last Thursday but was postponed to this Thursday.

Magu was appointed by the president in November last year.

A statement by the Senate President’s Media Office said a major item on the agenda of the Senate is the presentation of the 2017 Appropriation Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari to a Joint Session of the National Assembly on Wednesday.

Other legislative activities to engage the lawmakers include the consideration of the committee report on the North East Development Bill, 2016 Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) budget, 2016 Nigeria Customs Service Budget and the 2016 Budget Report on Postal Service of Nigeria.

Also, on Wednesday, the Senate will inaugurate the Legislative Compliance Committee and hold Public Hearing on Consumer Protection Act (repeal) and to establish the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission Bill 2016 on Thursday.

 

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