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Sokoto Assembly passes bill on persons with disabilities

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has passed the bill prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities in the state. The chairman of the House Committee…

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has passed the bill prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities in the state.

The chairman of the House Committee on Social Welfare, Culture and Poverty Alleviation, Kabiru Dauda, said the committee met with all the relevant stakeholders on the bill.

“During our meetings, the committee observed that some sections of the bill were unnecessary and irrelevant.

“They were considered to be repetitive and some were not in conformity with modern techniques of legislative drafting and all technical, drafting and typographical errors have been corrected,” he said.