Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Signed Into Law Eight Bills Including One About Counselling Practitioners
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law eight bills, including one that would set up the Counselling Practitioners Council of Nigeria.
This information was provided in a statement that was given on Monday in Abuja by Mr. Nasir Illa, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Matters Relating to the National Assembly (House of Representatives).
Illa said that it was the job of the council to improve the study, training, and practice of the counseling profession.
The officer said that the new law tells people who want to be registered as counselors what they need to know and how much experience they need to have in order to meet the standard.
He said that the law also gave the council the power to evaluate the standard when the situation called for it.
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Mr. Nasir also said that the law required standards to be set up and kept up to date in accordance with the Act's requirements.
The act also empowers the council to secure the professional status and do all such things as may be necessary to promote the interest of its members and the advancement of the art and science of counseling knowledge and efficiency in counseling management and administration in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy. Nasir Illia. Member of the Nigerian Goverment as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Matters Relating to the National Assembly.
Illa reported that the President had also signed the law that would repeal the Civil Aviation Act (2006) as well as the Civil Aviation Bill (2022).
The Meteorological Agency (Establishment) Act (2022) and the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (Establishment) Act are among the other bills (2022).
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- Illa also talked about the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria Act, 2022.
- The National Institute of Credit Administration (Establishment) Act, 2022.
- And the Chartered Institute of Social Work Practitioners (Establishment) Act, 2022.