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Bill to amend law on protests passes first reading

From the sponsored representative, The Bill, which was presented before the House on Thursday, has been approved by the House for a second reading.


A bill that is currently in a proposal for a five-year jail term for unlawful protesters in the country has scaled through first reading at the House of Representatives.

The recent proposed Bill entitled: ‘An Act To Amend The Criminal Code ACT, CAP 38, Laws Of The Federation Of Nigeria, 2004 To Further Preserve The Sanctity Of Human Life And Property, And To Provide Specifically For Mob Action, Prescribe Punishment And Other Matters’, is sponsored by Rep. Emeka Chinedu Martins (PDP-Imo).

According to the reporter, that the way it was lamented on made it to be narrated and should be called for a proper attention to the entire Citizen of the country, to sound it clear that their won't be any more unlawful protest in the country, base on the street interview, people was surprise and was intend to ask the protest that is lawful and the one that is unlawful.

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