Gov Zulum signs anti-thuggery, 8 other bills in Borno

Gov Zulum signs anti-thuggery, 8 other bills in Borno

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The State Governor, Babagana , on Wednesday signed nine bills passed by the state House of Assembly into .

The Special Adviser on Media and Strategy to the Governor, Malam Isa Gusau, who confirmed the in a statement in , said the bills were signed into at a ceremony held in the House.

He said the bills include , rape, and special support to victims of .

The statement read: “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 years imprisonment and their sponsors will also not go unpunished.

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“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.

“The Social Investment Bill provides social services such as cash and consumables assistance to the victims of insurgency.”

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