The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has said the quickly passage of its eight bills into law by the National Assembly would have a positive impact on the Nigerian economy.
The Director-General, Benjamin Dikki applauded the Federal Executive council for hastening the transmission of the eight reform bills to the National Assembly for passage.
BPE’s Head, Public Communications, Chigbo Anichebe, In a statement listed the bills as;
2. Inland Waterways Bill,
3.Ports and Harbour Bill,
4.Federal Roads Authority Bill,
5.National Roads Fund Bill,
6.National Transport Commission Bill, 7.Competition and Consumer Protection Bill
8.Postal Sector Reform Bill.
While exchanging views about the reforms bill during donor agencies coordination meeting on infrastructure and Public Private Partnership (PPP) with the Nigeria Regional Office of the African Development Bank (AFDB) Group in Abuja on Monday, Dikki, expressed the hope that with the necessary stakeholders’ engagement, the Bills would be passed within the current legislative year.
He said the purpose of the Bills among others, include the abrogation of existing monopoly laws and to liberalise the various sectors to allow private sector participation, ensure a conducive business climate to encourage private investment, promote competition and institute a sound legal and regulatory framework that would ensure independent regulation.