Nigeria’s Vice President Elect, Senator Kashim Shettima, has expressed the belief that President Muhammadu Buhari would soon sign the Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill into law.
Senator Shettima stated this when he received officers and men of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Borno State Command, led by its Commandant, Patriot Tahir Mohammed, in his Borno state residence.
In his words “I am happy that it looks likely that in few days from now, Mr. president would assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill.”
The former Governor of the State, pointed out that the Peace Corps of Nigeria is filled with great opportunity for Nigeria and her youth. According to the Vice President Elect, the Peace Corps of Nigeria is an opportunity for the country to curb insecurity.
Senator Kashim Shettima appreciated officers and men of the Corps for their strong belief in the organization. He enjoined them to get set and be ready to serve the country as any moment from now, President Muhammadu Buhari may sign the bill into law.
Speaking earlier, the Borno State Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Patriot Tahir Mohammed thanked the Vice President Elect for the show of patriotism in ensuring that the committee report of the Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment, scales through.
He also appreciated professor Dickson Akor, the National Commandant of the Corps for his relentlessness and doggedness in seeing that the Bill gets to where it is today