Lagos Assembly Passes Bills On VAT, Open grazing

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Value Added Tax Bill and the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the state. .

The bill was directed by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa on Thursday, September 9, 2021 to the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bills were read the third time.

Immediately after their passage, Speaker Obasa commended his colleagues for their passion to see that the state continues to grow.

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

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

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The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Value Added Tax Bill and the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the state. .

The bill was directed by Speaker Mudashiru Obasa on Thursday, September 9, 2021 to the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bills were read the third time.

Immediately after their passage, Speaker Obasa commended his colleagues for their passion to see that the state continues to grow.

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

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