Kwara State governor, Abdullrahaman Abdullrazaq has sign a "Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill into law"
The bill which was sign into law today 16th of October 2020 was disclosed by the governor con his official Facebook page.
"On the back of our ongoing campaign to provide safety for all, especially the vulnerable groups, today I signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill into law. VAPP will help eliminate violence in private and public life, promote maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders in the state. The domestication of this legal instrument helps to project our state as truly committed to protection of human rights.
I thank the leadership and members of the 9th Assembly in the state for the good job they did on this bill. We are proud of them. I also commend our partner NGOs and other bodies who have been at the forefront of promoting this legislation in Nigeria." The governor said