Lagos Anti-Corruption Bill Scales Second Reading


The Lagos State Anti-Corruption and Transparency Commission (Amendment) Bill 2022 has scaled second reading on the floor of the Lagos State House of Assembly after which the Speaker, Rt. Hon Mudashiru Obasa committed it to the Committee on Judiciary for further action.

Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu (Eti-Osa 2) and Hon. Victor Akande, while contributing to the debate on the bill, commended their colleagues for acting responsively and responsibly.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Eromosele Ebhomele said the Committee on Judiciary is expected to present its report to the House in a week.

The House has also confirmed a nominee of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the substantive Auditor-General of the state.

Hon. Obasa announced the confirmation following a voice vote of members of the House during the plenary.

Mr Salami had earlier appeared before the lawmakers for screening.

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