Lagos Govt opposes Sexual Offences bill


Henry Ojelu
Lawal Pedro (SAN)
Lagos state government yesterday added it’s voice to the growing opposition to the controversial Sexual Offences Bill 2014 now awaiting the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The controversial bill is among the 46 bills hurriedly passed by the last Senate house and forwarded to the President for his assent.
Addressing a press conference today alongside members state Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT)‎, the Solicitor General, Lawal Pedro (SAN) said there are certain provisions in the bill which are considered “offensive, obnoxious, inconsistent and likely to increase the incidences of sexual abuse in Nigeria”.
According to him, the state …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper