Lalong Signs Bills on Judiciary, Legislativ­e Autonomy, Others

- Seriki Adinoyi in Jos

The Governor of Plateau State, Hon. Simon Lalong, yesterday signed four bills into law, including those that will pave way for the implementa­tion of legislativ­e and judiciary autonomy, respective­ly.

The four bills signed into law by the governor were the State Legislativ­e Funds Management Law, Plateau State Judiciary Funds Management Law, Plateau State Property and Land Use Charge Law and the Plateau Geographic Services Law.

A statement signed by the Governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Macham Makut, confirmed the signing of the four new bills in Jos, the state capital, yesterday.

“Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 signed four bills passed by the Plateau State House of Assembly into law at the New Government House, Little Rayfield Jos.

“While signing the bills into law, Governor Lalong said the new Funds Management Law for the Judiciary and Legislatur­e will guide the implementa­tion of the recently granted autonomy for the two arms of Government particular­ly in terms of financial management.

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