The Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed a bill forbidding all types of betting, proprietorship, and tasks of gaming machines including NaijaBet NairaBet, in the state.
The part speaking to Lere/Bula voting demographic, Aminu Tukur, who addressed columnists after the House sitting in Bauchi on Thursday, stated, “The bill looks to boycott all types of betting and its tasks in the state.”
He said the bill, which was co-supported by 10 different individuals, ought to be referred to as Gambling, NaijaBet NairaBet Prohibition Law of the state.
The individuals who supported the bill were the Speaker of the House, Kawuwa Damina (Darazo), Maryam Bagel (Dass), Salisu Ajilanga (Gamawa), Ibrahim Hassan (Duguri), Yusuf Dadiye, Yusuf Nuhu (Ganjuwa), Idris (Dambam), Abdullahi Abdulkadir (Bura), Garba Musa (Sakwa) and Markus Makama (Bogoro).
Tukur stated, “The bill passed the main, second perusing and third readings quickly on the floor of the house in light of the fact that the noteworthy individuals from the house take a gander at its significance.
“The bill will guarantee that betting isn’t just prohibited however will likewise disinfect the profound quality of our childhood and kids.”
As per him, both Islam and Christianity don’t energize or bolster betting which is a misuse of assets and empowers corruption in the general public.
Tukur stated, “The law gives that any gaming machine, be it electronic or something else, found in a spot following three months of the beginning of the law will be relinquished to the state government.”
At the point when reached on if the active senator, Mohammed Abubakar, would sign the bill into law, the Special Adviser on Media and Strategy, Ali M. Ali, stated, “I am not in the situation to talk on that yet. I am not with the representative now, however, I will talk with him tomorrow and will hit you up.”