The federal authorities has insisted there isn’t any going again on the passage of the Nationwide Water Assets Invoice.
The Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, said this throughout a press convention on Tuesday.
Mohammed addressed the media together with the Minister of Water Assets, Suleiman Adamu.
The controversial invoice was rejected within the eighth Meeting, however has been reintroduced within the ninth Nationwide Meeting.
This had led to criticisms from stakeholders, who query the motives behind it.
However Mohammed has mentioned these criticising the Invoice, have been both ill-informed or haven’t learn it or don’t perceive its provisions.
In accordance with him, the brand new Invoice is “an amalgamation of Water Assets Legal guidelines which were in existence for a very long time.”
He added that the “the general goal of this amalgamation is the environment friendly administration of the Water Assets Sector for the financial improvement of Nigeria and the well-being of its residents.
“Critics contend that the Invoice is geared toward taking the sources of part of the nation for using herders. In different phrases, the federal authorities is in search of to implement RUGA by subterfuge. We additionally need to state that the Invoice is for the nice of the nation and has no hidden agenda in anyway.”