By Ebun Sessou

lagos—Barely few days to the local government election, the Lagos State House of Assembly, LSHA, yesterday passed into law the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, amendment bill 2017.

House of Representatives

The bill had an accelerated passage through the first, second and third reading at plenary yesterday.

Speaking on the floor of the House, Majority leader, Mr. Sanai Agunbiade recommended the accelerated passage of the bill in accordance with the section 101 of the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria which empowers the various houses of assembly in the country to regulate its proceedings as well as the order of the state House of Assembly which empowers the House to abridge time of passage of bills before it.

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