The senator said he was shocked when Buhari declined assent to the bill when it was first presented to him.
He said that before the president’s decline, the bill had gone through various processes, including public hearing as well as a robust discussion by experts.
“I am confident that this time around, once the legislative process is completed, President Buhari will definitely assent to the bill,” Ndume said.
Also speaking, Amb. Dickson Akoh, National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, said the founders’ day anniversary celebration was a significant event for the organisation
He said that in spite of the daunting institutional and foundational challenges, the PCN had recorded monumental achievements.
Akoh said the PCN had transformed from being a handful passionate youth organisation in 1998 to a body with membership of over 187,000 youths.
The national commandant said the organisation currently had well-structured branches in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
Edited By: Kamal Tayo Oropo/Silas Nwoha (NAN)