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Breaking: Lagos Assembly passes VAT, open grazing bills

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill empowering the State’s collection of Value Added taxes, and also the bill on the prohibition of open cattle grazing in the state.

The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa after passing the bill directed 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 they were read the third time.

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

Recall that the House held separate public hearings on the bills on Wednesday where stakeholders and residents made inputs on how the new laws would affect them.

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