Assembly Passes Anti-Cultism Bill Into Law.

Assembly Passes Anti-Cultism Bill Into Law.

Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to prohibit secret cultism and similar activities and to provide for related matters.

The bill was read for the third time and passed into law by the state House on Wednesday.

The executive bill underwent thorough consideration in the Committee of the House before scaling through.

The Majority Leader of the House, Ikenna Ofodeme, said the law will go a long way in saving the lives of Ndi Anambra and empower authorities to take decisive actions against perpetrators.

The Speaker, Somtochukwu Udeze, acknowledged the recent outcry regarding activities related to cultism in the state and stressed that the law is important in addressing the issue.

Udeze noted that the bill will come into force on May 7, 2024, upon the Governor’s assent, and is seen as a pivotal step in salvaging the situation.


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