Lagos state house of Assembly has passed Amotekun corps bill into an existing law on the Neighborhood Safety Corps to accommodate Amotekun
The house on Tuesday, March 3, passed the bill on Amotekun after it scaled the third reading by the lawmakers.
Earlier passing the bill, the speaker Mudashiru Obasa and his colleagues took a close and final look at the bill, which seeks to unify the proposed law that would guide the security outfit jointly established by the governors from the South Western zone of the country.
The lawmakers at the Lagos Assembly agreed to amend an existing law on the Neighborhood Safety Corps to accommodate Amotekun. At plenary, the bill was announced by the majority leader of the House, Sanai Agunbiade, shortly before its passage.
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