The Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has called on the National Assembly to expedite action in passing the Postal Reform Bill and other related bills pending before the legislators meant for restructuring the Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST.
Shittu made the call in Abuja while launching two documents; Restructuring and
Modernising Nigerian Postal Service and NIPOST Vision 2020 and inaugurating a steering committee for NIPOST reformation in his office Monday evening.
He said the present administration need the collaboration and synergy of the National Assembly to deliver on its campaign promises to Nigerians by expediting actions on bills targeted at social reformation of the Nigerian society, one of which is the services provided by NIPOST.
The minister charged the law makers upon resumption from their current recess to give the bill serious attention, saying, “we will appreciate that the bill is considered expeditiously important to the socio-economic policy thrust of the present administration”.
The Bill seeks the amendment of all the existing postal services laws to give effect to the recommendations of the NethPost Consultancy of The Netherlands and all other interest groups that worked with the Ministry, NIPOST and other stakeholders in the postal services.
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