A bill which seeks to prevent children of public office holders from schooling abroad has passed second reading in the Senate.
The bill, if passed, will restrict children of public office holders
from schooling abroad except for specialized courses not offered in any
of the country’s educational institutions.
The sponsor of the bill, Senator Mohammed Basheer (PDP Kano) said the
country’s education sector is confronted with serious challenges and it
has become important for the Senate to adopt drastic measures to rescue
the ailing educational system.
The bill was among three bills which passed second reading in the Senate on Thursday without being debated.
Another bill which seeks to compel the executive arm of government to
implement resolutions passed by the National Assembly, also passed
Hmmm.. What do you think about this bill?