Finally, Two Chambers Of National Assembly Endorse NHFSS Bill

The passage of the Nigerian Hunter and Forest Security Services Bill, NHFSS Bill by the two chambers of the National Assembly has been described as a welcomed development towards strengthening the protection of lives and property in the country.

This followed the passage of the Bill by the Senate in April this year and was also endorsed this week by the House of Representatives.

Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on the  passage of the Bill by the House of Representatives, the Commander General of NHFSS, Ambassador Joshua Osatimehin  said the move has showed the determination of the lawmakers towards combating insecurity in the country..

He commended the two chambers for approving the Bill after legislative deliberation and public hearing on the Bill in the past six years

According to Ambassador Joshua Osatimehin, the Bill when finally signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari will give legal backing to the activities of NHFSS nationwide

The Commander General of NHFSS reiterated the determination of the Service towards complementing the efforts of formal security agencies in the fight against crimes most especially in the forest.

“Officers and men of NHFSS have already undergone series of training on security and intelligence gathering and are fully prepared to hit the ground running as soon as the Bill is signed into law and this will no doubt go a long way in improving the state of the nation’s security” He explained

While advising officers and men of NHFFS to remain patriotic and committed to their duties, Ambassador Joshua Osatimehin called for the support of all Nigerians in putting an end to security challenges confronting the country



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