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Lagos state assembly passes Value Added Tax, anti-open grazing bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the State’s Value Added Tax (VAT) bill, as well as the bill that prohibits open cattle grazing in the state for onward transmission to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

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Penpushing reports that Speaker of the Assembly, Rt Hon  Mudashiru Obasa directed the Acting Clerk of the House, Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to the without further delay to the Governor for his assent.

The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where they were read the third time, and immediately after their passage, the Speaker commended his colleagues for their passion to see that the state continues to grow.

Penpushing further reports that, the Assembly, it is recalled held separate public hearings on the bills on Wednesday where several participants expressed support for them, while Obasa expressed appreciation to his colleagues on what he described as historic exercise.

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