Re: The new tobacco bill

Daily Trust - - VIEWS -

By virtue of item 21 of the Exclusive Leg­isla­tive List of the 1999 Con­sti­tu­tion, only the Na­tional As­sem­bly is com­pe­tent to leg­is­late on poi­sons. Cig­a­rettes are un­doubt­edly poi­sonous. To that ex­tent the La­gos State Tobacco Con­trol Law 2014 is ul­tra vires the La­gos State House of As­sem­bly and is in­valid and null and void. Bar­ris­ter ABUBAKAR Sani, Abuja, +2348034533892

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