Kwara Assembly passes bill prohibiting sales of liquor in parts of Ilorin
Written by Morenike Adebayo on February 22, 2018
The Kwara state house of assembly has passed a bill prohibiting manufacturing, sales and consumption of liquor in some parts of llorin, the state capital. The bill seeks to stop manufacturing, sales and consumption of liquor in several parts of Ilorin, especially the traditional areas.
Liquor is an alcoholic beverage produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation.
The bill was sponsored by Honorable Segilola Abdulkadir, representing Ilorin Central on the platform of the All Progressive Congress. The motion for the third reading and eventual passage of the bill was moved by the House leader, Honorable Hassan Oyeleke.
The Speaker, Dr Ali Ahmad, after the passage of the bill, directed the Clerk of the House, Alhaji Mohammed Katsina, to forward a clean copy of the bill to the Governor for his assent.