Friday 18th August, 2017
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Shittu urges NASS to pass NIPOST Reform Bill

Shittu urges NASS to pass NIPOST Reform Bill

The Minister of Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu has called on the National Assembly to expedite action in delib­erating and subsequently passing the Postal Re­form Bill and other re­lated bills aimed at re­structuring the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).

Shittu made the call while launching two documents; Restructur­ing and Modernizing Ni­gerian Postal Service and NIPOST Vision 2020’’. While inaugurating a steering committee for NIPOST reformation, he said, the present admin­istration need the collab­oration and synergy of the National Assembly to deliver on its campaign promises to Nigerians by expediting actions on bills targeted at social ref­ormation of the Nigerian society, one of which is the services provided by NIPOST.

He stated further that the Bill seek the amend­ment of all the existing postal services laws to give effect to the rec­ommendations of the NethPost Consultancy of The Netherlands and all other interest groups that worked with the Minis­try, NIPOST and other stakeholders in the postal services.