Kebbi State Governor Signs Kidnapping, Rape Bill

Kebbi State Governor Signs Kidnapping, Rape Bill

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has assented to some bills passed recently by the State House of Assembly.

In a statement by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Hajia Rahmatu, Adamu Gulma said the bills involved kidnapping and rape.

The statement explained that with the assenting into law of the penal 2021, it is now a death sentence under section 247 of the law in Kebbi State for kidnapping.

The Justice Commissioner also in the statement, said life imprisonment has been spelt out under section 259 subsection one of the law in the state.

Other bills that have become laws are the establishment of College of Nursing Birnin Kebbi, Adamu Augie College of Education Argungu ant that of revenue generation.

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