The immediate past governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, has informed the Nigerian Senate on the need to register the Institute of Chartered Politicians.
The former governor, who is now a member of the upper chamber of the National Assembly, made this known on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, on the floor of the Senate.
Orji, while speaking at the red chamber, informed his colleagues it was time bring the bill to register the Institute of Chartered Politicians.
The former governor was contributing to a bill moved by Senator Barnabas Gemade from Benue for an Act to establish the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of Nigeria Bill, which was seconded by Senator Bala Na’Allah.
The Bill is to provide for the control of members of the institute and to promote and foster the practice of the Arts and Science of Management Accountancy in the Federation.
The Bill, which has been before the National Assembly for the past 16 years, passed the second reading and then referred to the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service for further legislative action.