//House of Reps promises speedy passage of Petroleum Industry Bill

House of Reps promises speedy passage of Petroleum Industry Bill

The speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured Nigerians that the controversial Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be reintroduced and passed by the 9th assembly.

Gbajabiamila, who gave the assurance today in his speech at the resumption of plenary of the House of Representative, urged ad-hoc committees setup at the inception of the assembly to expedite action on issues before them and handover to standing committees by September 30.

He said the reintroduction of the of Bill prohibiting estimated billing in the power industry, was intended to put a permanent end to the wastefulness and unfairness created by an unreliable and arbitrary system that imposes unforeseen costs on individuals
and businesses alike.