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Lagos State Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing, VAT Bills

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Anti-Open Grazing Bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill for the prohibition of open grazing across the state.

A bill on the State’s Value Added Tax (VAT) was also passed into law.

Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, directed the acting Clerk, Olalekan Onafeko to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

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The bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers during Thursday’s plenary.

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Speaker Obasa commended his colleagues for their passion for ensuring that the state continues to grow.

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“I thank you all for this historic exercise,” the Speaker said.

The House held separate public hearings on the bills on Wednesday with stakeholders expressing support

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