BUHARI REJECT PEACE COP BILL
President muhammadu buhari has rejected the proposed peace corps of Nigeria establishment bill.
The president conveyed his rejection of the bill in a letter read at the plenary on Tuesday by Yakuba Dogara speaker of the House of Representatives.
The National Assembly passed the bill in 2015 after a prolonged battle involving the organization and the National Security Agencies.
Buhari cited security concerns and financial burden of funding the organization by the government as his reason for the rejection of the bill.
He said that there are security concerns that have risen regarding the organization activities and that given the scarce government resources, funding the organization will be a burden to the government.
The peace corps in Nigeria has been enmished in various contrivance following the introductions of the bill by the National Assembly.
There were litigation currently bending between Dickson Akoh the organization commandant and the Nigeria police force.