Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured the new Country Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to Nigeria, Samuel Bawlya, that the Senate would hasten the passage of the Gender Bill currently before the National Assembly.
“The Gender Bill, as you mentioned before, is before the National Assembly, and we have made much progress on it. We should be able to come up with something tangible on it very soon,” the Senate President said.
In his remarks, Bawlya commended the Saraki for the establishment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)/Steering Committee, to ensure effective oversight of the SDGs implementation in the country.
He also expressed his appreciation to the National Assembly for the excellent collaboration that has always existed between the Assembly