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Lagos assembly will review chieftaincy law, traditional rulers to be sacked

The Lagos House of Assembly want to prevent the invention and abuse of chieftaincy titles within the state.
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SPEAKER of Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has announced that the legislative house will work effectively to review the state’s chieftaincy law in order to reduce the increasing number of people “parading themselves” as Baales and Obas in Lagos.
 
Mr Obasa made this known when Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu presented the proposed 2021 budget to the legislature on Wednesday, November 24th, 2021.
 
“...it has come to my notice that in virtually every street in Lagos of today, there is a Baale or Oba parading themselves. This has become so ridiculous and unwholesome that it requires urgent intervention by the government before the institution becomes a laughing stock.
 
“I assure you that this honourable house will do everything within its ambit of power to review the chieftaincy law in the state so as to address this before it gets out of hand,” Obasa said.