Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

Breaking: Lagos Assembly Passes VAT, Open Grazing Bills

Speaker Obasa During The Passing Of The Bills

Breaking: Lagos Assembly Passes VAT, Open Grazing Bills


The Lagos State House of Assembly today, passed the State’s Value Added Tax (VAT) with Speaker Mudashiru Obasa directing the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.

The House also passed the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the state.

The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where they were read the third time.

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

“I Thank you all for this historic exercise,” Obasa said.

Recall that the House held separate public hearings on the Bills on Wednesday with stakeholders expressing support.