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14 January 1982

Nigeria Government Gazette supplement dated 1982-01-14 number 2

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Supplement to Official Gazette No. 2, Vol. 69, 14th January, 1982—Paort A


              RIVER BASINS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES
                       (AMENDMENT) ACT, 198:




                                  1981 No. 7
AN AcT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE RECONSTITUTION OF THE MrnpEr-
   suip OF THE Exeven River Basins DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES IN
     NIGERIA.
                                                            [ist October 1981]      Commence-
                                                                                    ment.
              BE IT ENACTEDbythe National Assembly of the Federation
     of Nigeria and by authority of same as follows :-—
              1. The River Basins Development Authority Act 1979 is hereby          Amendment
     amendedas follows :—                                                           of the River
                                                                                    Basins
              (a) for subsections (1) and (2) of section 2 thereof there shall be   Development
                                                                                    Authorities
        substituted the following new subsection,that is—                           Act 1979.
      “Member-         2,-(1) Each Authority shali consist of 15 members
      ship.          appointed by the President one of whomshall be appointed
                     as the Chairman of the Authority with the proviso that such
                     a Chairman shall be anindigeneof the State or States within
                     which the authority is established as follows :-—
                         (a) in respect of the Sokoto-Rima River Basin Develop-
                       ment Authority—
                            (:) nine persons appointed by the Government of
                          the Federation ;
                            (#) three persons appointed by the Sokoto State
                          Government;
                            (ai) three persons appointed by the Kaduna State
                          Government;
                          (5) in respect of the Hadejia-Jama’are River Basin
                        Development Authority—
                            (i) nine persons appointed by the Government of
                          the Federation ;
                             (i) three persons appointed by the Governmentof
                          KanoState ;
                             (i) three persons appointed by the Government of
                          Bauchi State ;
                          (c) in respect of the Chad Basin Development Autho-
                        rity—            :

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