Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday signed Sokoto State Tenancy Control and Safety of Persons law with the aim of ensuring proper control over residential and renter’s property.
This law according to a statement signed by the governor’s Director General, Media and Publicity, Abubakar Shekara would further cement safety and security of residents of areas where such properties are located and the public in general.
According to Shekara, the law is the first of its kind in Nigeria, and it will be executed by a Commission to be headed by a Chairman and 4 other to be appointed by the governor.
On the composition of the commission, Shekara said each from the 3 Senatorial Districts of the state, representatives of the State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, security agencies in the state and Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey, representatives of the Sultanate Council and civil society organisations.
The statement read in part, “The Commission will…