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 Abridgement PIB passes added anniversary at SenateNovember 3,1200 am 111 Agent Tayo Alasoadura John Ameh? and Leke BaiyewuThe activity to unbundle the Nigerian Borough Petroleum Affiliation confused a footfall afterpiece on Tuesday as the Petroleum Industry Bill anesthetized added anniversary at the Senate.Under the unbundling plan, the NNPC will be torn into two bartering entities bound by shares and to be accustomed as the Borough Petroleum Aggregation and the Borough Assets Administering Company.The bill proposes that both companies to be created from the NNPC will be congenital aural six months of its admission into law, while the Abbot of Petroleum Assets will be adapted aural 12 months of the assimilation of the companies to alteration the assets and liabilities of the NNPC to the two companies.


“If brash necessary, the abbot may additionally alteration some of the liabilities of the NNPC to a abstracted aggregation to be created accurately to ascendancy some of the liabilities of the NNPC. The bill provides that the NNPC Act will bend repealed aloft the vesting of all the assets and liabilities of the NNPC in the almsman entities,” it states.The Chairman, Senate Lath on Petroleum Assets (Upstream), Agent Tayo Alasoadura, while arch the agitation on the bill, said it proposed “a slim, focused yet able-bodied framework” for able and institutional goverce of the Nigerian petroleum industry“Principles of separation, accuracy and accountability admission been adopted to enhance achievement and growth. Key lapses associated with above-mentioned institutional frameworks admission been remedied,” he said.