June 27, 2011

By Victor Ahiuma-Young
Lagos State Civil Society Partnership, LACSOP, has called on Governor Babatunde Fashola to urgently assent to Lagos State Procurement Bill, Lagos State Tenancy Bill, Lagos State Public Finance Management Bill,  the Criminal Law of Lagos State Bill and others passed by the State House of Assembly between 2009 and 2011, saying when assented to,  they will impact positively on the lives of millions of Lagosians…The statement by Mr. Ayo Adebusoye for LACSOP Steering Committee, read in part: “Rising from a recent meeting of the group’s Steering Committee, the group noted that some of these bills like to the Lagos State Procurement Bill 2009, Lagos State Tenancy Bill 2009, Lagos State Public Finance Management Bill 2010, all passed on Wednesday 25th May, 2011 and the Criminal Law of Lagos State Bill 2010, passed on Thursday June 2nd 2011, are bills that In view of the imperative need for adequate legislation to cater for issues emerging from the state government developmental drive, LACSOP is using this opportunity to encourage His Excellency to give urgent and priority attention to these all important bills in the first weeks of his new administration with a view to ensuring that no time is wasted before they are assented to.” Read more.