JDPC Decries Delay In Passage Of VAPP Bill

JDPC Decries Delay In Passage Of VAPP Bill

Justice Development and Peace Centre (JDPC), Ondo State chapter, has decried the delay in the passage of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) bill by the state House of Assembly.

JDPC Legal Officer and the Programme Officer, Mrs. Oluwatoba Olaifa and Austine Ogunleye, yesterday at a press briefing in Akure, reiterated the importance of the bill to fundamental human rights.

According to them, Ondo State remains the only state that has not passed the bill into law in the South West geopolitical region. They said 26 states of the federation have domesticated it.

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