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Governor Zulum signs 9 Bills into law


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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday signed nine bills passed by the state House of Assembly into law.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Bills passed into law included that of rape, thuggery and special support to victims of Boko Haram.

A statement by the spokesman for the governor, Isa Gusau, said the bills were signed into law at a ceremony in Government House, attended by principal officers of the House led by the speaker, Abdulkarim Lawan.

“The Borno State Criminal Justice Administration Law will address the increasing cases of rape and political thuggery and those found involved in political thuggery risk seven (7) years imprisonment and their sponsors will also not go unpunished.

“Borno State Investment Protection Bill seeks to provide the state the powers to tap the vast mineral deposit in the state, while the Drugs and Medical consumable bills seek to address the problem of scams and reduce the issue of fake and counterfeit drugs.

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