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Sokoto Promulgates, Gazettes 25 Laws in 2021 – Attorney General

Musa Na Allah Sokoto

Sokoto State Government has through the ministry of Justice enacted, reviewed, refilled, and gazetted over twenty-five laws within the seven years of Governor Aminu waziri Tambuwal’s administration.

The state Attorney General and commissioner of justice Suleiman Usman SAN disclosed this while briefing journalists on the successes recorded by the ministry. Suleiman Usman noted that over two decades the sector was neglected by the previous administration in the state.

According to him, some laws are absolute, not national or international standards.

The commissioner stated that some of the laws gazetted in the state were married by some states in the federation in view of their standard.

He pointed out that the laws were expected to be published in June to July of this year 2022.

According to the Commissioner the new laws successfully enacted within the period are, Hisba, Zakkat, and endowment commissions, child right, commodity Boards, right of education and Marshalls Agency among others.

He said during the period the ministry was able to simplify some laws with ambiguity nature for the understanding of all and Sundry). 

He commended the Governor for his foresight in supporting the ministry which led to its successes, while praising the staff of the ministry for their commitment and dedication, and hoped that the tempo would be maintained.



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