Support to victims of terror becomes a law in Borno State

Support to victims of terror becomes a law in Borno State

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has signed into law a bill to provide legal backing for the state to render special support to victims of Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri, the state capital.

The bill according to report called the Borno State Social Investment Bill, is one of the nine bills he signed into law which were recently passed by the State House of Assembly.

The other eight bills were: the Borno State Criminal Justice Administration Laws; Borno State Penal Code Law; Borno State Secondary Education Board Bill; Borno State Investment Protection Bill; Borno Primary Healthcare Development Bill; Borno State Drugs and Other Medical Consumables Bill; Borno State Livestock Management Bill; and Borno Local Government Amendment Bill.

The Governor commended the State House of Assembly for its cordial working relationship with the executive arm.

Earlier, the Speaker of the Borno State House of Assembly AbdulKarim Lawan, noted that of the nine bills being signed, “three of the bills were from the 9th Assembly, while six bills were from the 10th Assembly, and all bills were passed by the 10th Assembly.”

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