Kano Assembly passes disability law…As Dala becomes Anti-Corruption Commission Commissioner
By Usman Gwadabe
Kano State House of Assembly Tuesday passed the Kano State Persons with Disability Amendments Bill, 2019 into law.
Announcing the passage during the House proceedings at the Chamber, Speaker Abdulazeez Garba Gafasa said all the affected clauses for amendment were inserted.
Earlier, Speaker Gafasa had directed the House Clerk, Alhaji Abdullahi Alfa Hausawa to move for the third reading of the bill which he did.
Also before the third reading, the lawmakers had discussed the bill in a Committee of the Whole House (secret sitting) for final scrutiny of the amended bill.
Meanwhile, shortly after the passage, Majority Leader, Hon. Kabiru Hassan Dashi (Kiru) explained that law would enable persons with disability to enjoy more benefit from government policies as well as to protect their rights of citizenship in the State.
In related development, the House has confirmed Baba Sharif Dala as full-time Commissioner, Public Complaints and Anti- Corruption Commission.
This followed a report presented by the Chairman, House Standing Committee on Public Petitions, Hon. Umar Musa Gama (Nassarwa) before the lawmakers in respect of the screening of the nominee which was adopted unanimously.