The House of Representatives and the Senate have again clashed as they engaged in a battle of supremacy over Bills sent for concurrence.

On Tuesday, the two Bills received by the House for Concurrence from the Senate, were both stepped down.



One is a Bill for an Act to Establish Chartered Institute of Directors of Nigeria to Provide Professional Training to Directors and Promote Effective Governance, Public Accountability and Professional Efficiency.

The other is a Bill for an Act to provide for the Establishment of Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, at Aboh, Delta State.

However, the two Bills were ignored by members of the House of Representatives in protest against the alleged abandonment of bills from the House by the Senate.

According to the House, about 69 Bills passed by the House were awaiting concurrence by Senate.

Meanwhile, a Delta State member of the House, Osai Osai, stated that the two Bills should be given concurrence, adding that if there was any grey area to be sorted with the Senate, the principal officers should handle such.

According to him, stopping Senate’s Bill will amount to building a clash that is not needed in a democracy and…

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