President Muhammadu Buhari has signed three bills earlier passed by the national assembly into law.
The bills include Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017; the Air Force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017; and the National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017.
Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said in a statement on Wednesday that the bills were signed by the president on Tuesday.
He said the Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, which will be sited in Enugu, “is to provide courses of instruction leading to the award of degrees, diplomas and certificates in dental technology, dental therapy and related courses”.
On the air force Institute of Technology of Nigeria (Establishment) Bill, 2017, he said: “The Institute to be situated in Kaduna, is to give technical training to the personnel of the Nigerian Air Force and other services of the Nigerian Armed Forces, Nigerians and citizens of other African countries.
“The National Intelligence Agency Pensions (Establishment) Bill, 2017, is to administer the pensions scheme for personnel of the Agency, sequel to the exit of the Agency from the application of the contributory pension’s scheme under the Pension’s Reform Act, 2004.”