Lagos Assembly Passes An Important Bill

The Lagos State Assembly has passed a bill to establish a training Institute for law enforcement officers to address shortcomings arising from the enforcement of laws.

The Bill, with the long title, “A Bill for the Establishment of Lagos State Training Institute, to provide for the training of law enforcement officers,” was read for the third time and subsequently passed during yesterday’s plenary.

The Speaker, Chief Mudashiru Obasa, who presided over the plenary, directed the Acting Clerk, Mr Olalekan Onafeko, to send a clean copy of the Bill to the State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for his assent.

Shortly after the passage, the Majority Leader, Mr Sanai Agunbiade spoke to Assembly correspondents on the necessity for the bill.

Similarly, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights, Public Petitions and LASIEC, Mr Victor Akande, said the intention was to improve law enforcement.

Before the plenary, the Speaker, Chief Mudashiru Obasa hosted the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogúnwusi, who had been a friend of the Assembly.

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