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Jigawa Governor Signs N177bn Budget, Puny one Security Bill Into Law

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File photograph of Jigawa Voice Governor at the Executive Residence in Dutse.Jigawa Voice Governor, Badaru Abubakar, has signed the bid’s 2022 Appropriation Bill, besides the Puny one’s Security Bill into law.

The governor signed the two funds into law on Wednesday at the Executive Residence in Dutse, after the Speaker and other primary officers of the Voice Residence of Assembly supplied the funds to him.

The 2022 Appropriation Bill became supplied to the Voice Residence of Assembly closing month with the education and health sectors gulping nearly half of of your total N177.7bn budget.

Within the meantime, the Puny one’s Security Law which seeks to give protection to kids’s rights, has now proscribed the death penalty for sexual offenders on kids under the age of 10.

The law comes without the option of lifestyles imprisonment or any alternate punishment.

In his remarks, the Residence Chairman Committee on Judiciary, Muhammad Jallo, explained that the lawmakers invited stakeholders earlier than the passage of the bill.

The poke, he great, became to realize obvious that the law didn’t contradict the faith and culture of the of us of Jigawa.

“On fable of of the misunderstanding of us get dangle of on the bill, we invited spiritual leaders and we deliberated on the bill and the set aside there’s need for modification, we did,” Jallo acknowledged.

The law also criminalised conventional marks for kids and objects aside community service as punishment for offenders.

Alternatively, the law is silent on underage marriage, which according to the lawmaker, will contradict Islamic culture that enables marriages earlier than the age of 18.


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