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SENATE CONSIDERS BILLS TO TACKLE POVERTY, STOP INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THEFT

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The Nigerian Senate has considered two critical bills seeking to tackle poverty and put a stop to intellectual property theft in the country.
One of the bills provides for the establishment of the National Poverty Alleviation Management Commission; while the other seeks to revise the existing intellectual property law to prohibit theft.

Speaking on the bill for the establishment of the National Poverty Alleviation Management Commission, sponsor of the bill Senator Abdullahi Barkiya said its passage and assent into law, will have tremendous impact on the reduction of poverty ravaging the majority of citizens in the country.

On his part, Senator Ibikunle Amosun explained that the repeal and Re-enactment of the Patent and Design Act 2004 seeks to protect intellectual property rights in Nigeria.




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