Sokoto State House of Assembly set to pass new bill

Sokoto State House of Assembly is trying to enact the Sokoto Roads Traffic Management Law, 2016.

Traffic laws

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the state's House of Assembly has approved of the enactment of Sokoto Roads Traffic Management Law, 2016.

If this bill is passed, it will replace the Sokoto State Road Traffic Law of 1996.

The committee’s Chairman, Sani Yakubu, said this new law would create “one management, administrative and enforcement agency for the state.

This will also empower it to enforce road traffic law and regulations, environmental and other public health laws and regulations, as well as providing supplementary/vigilante security in the state,” he added.

The new bill will be sent to the governor for approval.

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