By Ahmed Idris
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, assented to the three bills passed by the National Assembly.
This was disclosed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.
The bills are Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017; Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017; and the National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017.
The Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, to be sited in Enugu, is to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental therapy and related courses.
The Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria, to be situated in Kaduna, is to give technical training to the personnel of the Nigerian Air Force and other services of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Nigerians and citizens of other African countries.
The National Intelligence Agency Pensions is to administer the pensions scheme for personnel of the agency, sequel to the exit of the NIA from the application of the contributory pension scheme under the Pensions Reform Act, 2004.