Aminu Masari, the Katsina State Governor, has signed into law the Child Protection Bill.
In an interview with newsmen on Sunday, the Chief Registrar of the Katsina State High Court, Kabir Shua’ibu, confirmed the development.
“Mr. Shua’ibu said: “Yes, the Governor approved the bill. A legislation in the state has been the bill for child safety. You can quote me here.
On December 29, 2020, the Governor officially signed the bill after it was passed into law by the Katsina House of Assembly on November 25, 2020.
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The lawmakers overwhelmingly signed the bill into law, titled “Katsina State Child Protection Bill 2020.”
The House Deputy Speaker, Shehu Tafoki, from Faskari Constituency, after the passage of the bill into law, said “I thank my fellow lawmakers for the passage of the bill. I feel happy and elated as being the chairman of the committee that worked on the bill and which it was eventually passed into law.
The passage of the bill means better future and robust protection for children in the State.”