Yobe Govt Begins Public Hearing on establishment of Hisba commission, ICT agency

Yobe State House of Assembly on Thursday  held public hearing on two bills to establish HISBA commission and related matters with Information Technology Development Agency.


The speaker of the state House of AssemblyAlhaji Chiroma Buba who declared the public hearing open in Damaturu. the state capital stated that both bills had undergone first and second readings and were committed to appropriate committees of the house for in-depth legislative scrutiny

“It is in this regard that all stakeholders in the religious and information sectors were invited to submit their memoranda and inputs to enable the committees come up with people-oriented laws in line with international best practices,’’ he said.

Buba commended the executive arm of government for coming up with the two important bills

The Hisban Commission will, Insha’Allah sweep the state from all immoral acts and social vices.

“While the Information Technology Development Agency will afford our teeming youth with job opportunities,” he added.


The Chairman House Committee on Justice, Judiciary and Religious Affairs, Mr Yakubu Suleiman had earlier urged all participants to contribute immensely in order to make positive impacts on the provisions of the bills.


“Let me assure you all that the committees and indeed the entire house will study all inputs generated during this hearing with a view of incorporating them into the bills,” he promised.

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