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Lagos Assembly Passes 30 Bills Into Law



The Lagos State House of Assembly has considered 41 bills and passed 30 into Law from 2017 to date.

Majority Leader of the House Hon. Sanai  Agunbiade who dropped this hint at the 2018 Stakeholders meeting of the Ikorodu Constituency said,  the bills passed are effectively addressing various challenges and developmental activities in the state.

According to him, the bills so far passed into Law since the last Stakeholders’ meeting are: Lagos State Cancer Research Institute of Law, 2017; Lagos State College of Nursing (Schools of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health Nursing) Law, 2017; Yoruba Language Promotion and Preservation Law, 2017, Lagos State Cooperative College Law, 2017, Lagos State Customary Court (Amendment) Law, 2017 and Lagos State Electric Sector Reform Law, 2018.

Others include: Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law, 2018, Lagos State Teaching Service Commission Law, 2018, Lagos State Awards Scheme Law, 2018 and Lagos State Pension Reform (Amendment) Law, 2018

Agunbiade posited that, “Through these laws, we have been able to demonstrate the commitment of this House of Assembly to the improvement of lives of the people and protection of properties in the State”.

He explained further that the evident impacts of these are the ongoing construction, rehabilitation and reconstruction of roads and other infrastructure across the State namely; the Ikeja and TBS BRT Bus Terminals, pedestrian bridges; disbursement of reasonable funds for youth empowerment by the Lagos State Employment trust fund, equipping of the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps with operational vehicles; completion of Ayinke House at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja and other ongoing projects across the State.

“The laws, coupled with our vibrant representation, have continued to inspire other governments across the Federation and beyond,” he said.

The Majority Leader also disclosed that the House issued various Resolutions and attended to petitions geared towards ensuring good governance and peaceful coexistence among the citizens.

He stated categorically that, these achievements could not have been possible without the cordial and progressive working relationship between the Legislature and Executive arm as well as commitment of All Progressive Congress Party (APC), and the cooperation and support of the people.



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