The Senate on Tuesday said it has invited the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, to brief lawmakers on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) on Thursday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan disclosed this during plenary on Wednesday.
Senator Lawan said the action is necessary to keep Senators better informed on the technicalities and financial implications of certain provisions in the PIB before a debate on it same day.
He said the briefing by Kyari would be held behind closed door and will last for one hour only.
Lawan also said Thursday’s plenary would be devoted to the consideration of the report on the PIB.
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