The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to combat and stop the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
So far Nigeria has 51 cases of the virus with just one death but most of the cases are in Lagos State.
The bill with 25 sections, is titled, “A Bill for a Law to Combat and Stop the Spread of Corona Virus Pandemic in Lagos State and for Connected Purposes”.
According to the Vanguard, the lawmakers, before embarking on a two-hour recess, had taken the first and second readings of the bill.
The was then committed to the Committee on Health Services for further work and deliberations.
After passing the bill into law, the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa directed the Clerk of the House, Azeez Sanni to prepare and send a clean copy of the bill to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his assent.