Gov Sani Bello assents to 2 bills to protect child’s right

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Gov Sani Bello assents to 2 bills to protect child’s right

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has signed into law two bills passed by the Niger State House of Assembly.

According to the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mary Noel Berje, he assented to the bills at the Government House Minna on Thursday.

The laws are; “a law to repeal child right law 2010 and re-enact Niger State Child Right Law 2010 to establish Child Right Protection and Enforcement Agency; provide and protect rights of children in Niger State and other; and a law to repeal the Shari’ah Administration of Justice Law, 2015, and enact the Shari’ah Administration of Justice, Establishment and Constitution of Shari’ah Courts in Niger State and fir related matters, 2021.

Bello said the newly enacted laws are to ease the daily application of laws especially when it comes to the protection of fundamental rights of the child and the application of Shariah laws accordingly.

Bello commended the Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly along with other members for repealing the laws and the re-enactment of the existing ones that he signed into law.

Gov Sani Bello assents to 2 bills to protect child’s right

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