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BREAKING: Buhari refuses to sign Peace Corps Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Peace Corp Establishment bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017.

In a letter read by the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday, Mr. Buhari cited security concerns and financial implications amongst reasons for his decision.

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The bill has been widely anticipated by many Nigerians who believe the creation of the corps will help address the nation’s unemployment crisis.

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