Lagos Assembly passes VAT, open grazing bills

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The on passed the Value Added Tax Bill, Speaker Mudashiru Obasa directing the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The House also passed the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the state.

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

Strengthening ban in the South
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 on Wednesday, stakeholders expressing support.