The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed on Friday signed into law 12 bills passed by the State House of Assembly.
Among the bills passed were the establishment of Bauchi State Vigilante, the Youth Empowerment scheme, and other related purposes 2022.
The governor explained that the main objective of the bills passed was to explore opportunities in job creation and provide training for youths in skills acquisition that would enable them to be gainfully employed and self-reliant.
Other bills passed included a bill on the establishment of the Bauchi State and Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme and other related matters in 2022; a Bill to repeal the Bauchi State Urban Planning and Development Board 2012 and enactment of the Bauchi State Physical Planning and Development Control Board 2022.
According to the State Governor, other bills signed into law included a bill to repeal the Bauchi State College of Agriculture 2013 and enact a law to create divisions of agricultural colleges in Bauchi State University and for related matters 2022; a bill to provide for the establishment of Bauchi Infrastructure development and maintenance agency 2022.
He also added that there was a bill to repeal the Bauchi State separation of account judiciary law; a bill to provide Bauchi state tourism development corporation, a bill to repeal the Bauchi state University establishment law 2010, and enact a law to create Sa’adu Zungur University 2022 and a bill to launch the Bauchi state security Trust fund and other related purposes 2022.
“Other bills to be signed into law are a bill to launch the Bauchi State Environmental Trust Fund 2022 and a Bill to repeal the Bauchi State House Management Law 2017 and enact a law to provide for the management of funds accrued to the Bauchi State House of Assembly from the consolidated revenue funds of the state, among others.” The governor concluded.