Lagos State Assembly passes Jail Term law on Coronavirus lockdown violators.
Members of the Lagos State Assembly on Thursday March 26,
passed the “Emergency Coronavirus Pandemic Bill 2020” into the law.
This bill was personally sponsored by Speaker of the house
Mudashiru Obasa. This gives Governor Sanwo-Olu the legal backing to spend an
initial N20 billion to effectively contain coronavirus and enforce compliance
It also stipulates a
fine of N100,000 for defaulters, one month imprisonment in the correctional
centre or three months community service. Where the offence is not spelt out,
it attracts a N200,000 fine.
The law reads;
“The Bill empowers the Governor to incur the Kick-off
expenditure sum of N20 billion to combat and stop the spread of the Coronavirus
“The Governor in combating the Coronavirus pandemic shall
declare a state of emergency in the State to protect the people of the State
from the pandemic.
“The Bill calls for a Trust Fund named Coronavirus Pandemic
Trust Fund with a board to manage this, but supervised by the Executive. The
Trust fund shall consist of funds and material donations from individuals,
private and public organizations.
“As from the commencement of this law, only essential
services such as food supply, pharmacy, shops, water supply, petrol filling
Stations and other relevant agencies shall be in full operations unless the
Governor declares otherwise.
“All security agencies in the state including the Lagos
State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency shall effectively ensure that policy
directives of the Governor are implemented and enforced.
“Where there is a violation of a close down or stay at home
order, security Agencies shall have the power to arrest without warrant and may
detain any person who violates the close down or stay at home order for at
least 48 hours.
“Where the arrested person is found guilty, the person is
liable to a fine of N100,000.00 or one month imprisonment or three months
The bill which was passed into law also allows the
leadership of the various arms of government to structure their own restriction
format as Lagos currently has 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus.
The commission says it adopts scientific research methods to gather data, analyze trends in line with the dynamism of the industry and advise government.
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Woman Crashes Ceremony with Kids to Stop her Husband from Getting Married to another Lady
Woman crashes ceremony with kids to stop her husband from getting married to another lady
A video of a woman disrupting the wedding ceremony of her supposed husband has since gone viral.
In the video, the woman is seen storming the ceremony with her children claiming she was still married to the groom.
The woman who is seen carrying a baby on her back, beckons on the other children to come into the ceremony
The video which was shared on Instagram shows the moment a lady disrupted a wedding, claiming to be married to the groom. What was meant to be one of the happiest days in the life of a lady turned out to be pretty embarrassing and devastating when her groom’s huge secret was exposed.
The woman claimed that she was still married to the groom. Sharing her story, she claimed they weren’t divorced, and there was no issue between them.
Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko spotted having fun as they squash marriage crisis rumour (video) She added that she didn’t know why he should be getting married to another lady while she already had children with him.
the special day for a bride and groom was reported to have erupted in drama after a former lover of the groom stormed the church causing the bride to collapse.
The incident reportedly occurred in Benin City, Edo state. When the groom identified as Dele and his bride, Blessing, decided to tie the knot at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Benin City, they would never have foreseen the drama that occurred.
According to reports, the groom’s lover was said to have walked into the church and proceeded to the altar where she grabbed the microphone from the pastor.
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