President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking an amendment to the Petroleum Industrial Act, PIA.

The amendment to the new Act to allow for the removal of the Ministers of Petroleum and Finance from the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, saying that they can continue to perform their functions without necessarily being members of the board.

The amendment is also seeking for the amendment to allow the Non-Executive Members to be increased from two to six in the interest of our national petroleum.

Buhari also wrote to the Senate seeking the screening and subsequent confirmation of board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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