The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for the establishment of Lagos State Lottery and Gaming Authority.
The assembly passed the bill through a voice vote after its third reading.
The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, explained that the passage of the bill had harmonized all other laws relating to gaming and lottery activities in the state.
Obasa said that the bill would further regulate gaming and lottery activities in the state.
The speaker also said an ad hoc committee had been constituted to organize a public hearing on land grabbing in the state.
Obasa noted that the committee would report back to the House in three weeks’ time.
He said that the House Majority Leader, Sanai Agunbiade, was the Chairman of the committee.