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Buhari demonstrating political will to fight terrorism, corruption — Sen. Bamidele

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 Sen Opeyemi Bamidele Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary Human Rights and Legal Matters has lauded the political will of President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against terrorism and corruption He stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria shortly after Buhari signed three bills into law in Abuja on Thursday The Bills are the Terrorism Act Amendment Bill 2022 Money Laundering Act Amendment Bill 2022 and Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022 The lawmaker who represents Ekiti Central Senatorial District said the prompt signing of the bills into law by the president was commendable saying that it will strengthen the ongoing fight against terrorism and corruption From left President Muhammadu Buhari and Sen Opeyemi Bamidele in handshake while President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan looks on NAN reports that the senate had on March 16 passed the Bill to Amend the Money Laundering Act 2011 The provisions of the Money Laundering Bill 2022 makes it mandatory for Banks and other Financial Institutions to report in writing to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering under the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission any single transaction or lodgment in excess of N5 million naira for an individual and N10 million in the case of a corporate body Terrorism Act Amendment Bill 2022 which prohibits the payment of ransom to kidnappers in Nigeria was passed by the senate on April 27 While the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022 was passed by the upper chamber on March 23 NAN
Buhari demonstrating political will to fight terrorism, corruption — Sen. Bamidele

1 Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, has lauded the political will of President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against terrorism and corruption.

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2 He stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria shortly after Buhari signed three bills into law in Abuja on Thursday.

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3 The Bills are: the “Terrorism Act (Amendment) Bill 2022; Money Laundering Act (Amendment) Bill 2022; and Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022.

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4 The lawmaker who represents Ekiti Central Senatorial District said the prompt signing of the bills into law by the president was commendable, saying that it will strengthen the ongoing fight against terrorism and corruption.

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6 From left: President Muhammadu Buhari and Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele in handshake, while President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan looks on.

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8 NAN reports that the senate had on March 16, passed the Bill to Amend the Money Laundering Act 2011.

9 “The provisions of the Money Laundering Bill 2022, makes it mandatory for Banks and other Financial Institutions to report in writing to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering under the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, any single transaction or lodgment in excess of N5 million naira for an individual, and N10 million in the case of a corporate body.

10 Terrorism Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, which prohibits the payment of ransom to kidnappers in Nigeria was passed by the senate on April 27.

11 While the Proceeds of Crime Bill 2022 was passed by the upper chamber on March 23.

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