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.