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Kwara Passes Bill Banning Sale, Consumption Of Alcohol

  • Written by Yusuf Adeoye
  • Category: Society
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b_600_400_16777215_00_images_AHMED.gifGovernor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production, sale and consumption of alcohol in certain areas.
Ahmed gave his assent to the Ilorin Township (Prohibition Against the Production, Sale, and Consumption of Liquor in Certain Areas) Law, 2018 as passed by the Kwara State House of Assembly.
Under the law, no person will be allowed to produce, sell, store or openly consume alcohol within specified areas in the metropolis.
The bill stipulates that any person who contravenes the provision of this law shall be guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding N100,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or both.

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