The Kaduna State House of Assembly today Fri June seventh, passed into law the spiritual preaching Regulation law 1984.
Speaker of the House, Aminu Abdullahi Shagali whereas reading the bill throughout comprehensive, aforesaid a state inter-faith regulative council has been established with a boss to be appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Secretary to the regime. He additionally aforesaid 2 members representing the Christians and Muslim religion are to be appointed by the Governor among others severally.
According to Abdullahi, the bill once signed into law, can make sure that in every of the twenty three regime areas of the state, a committee to be called the regime Inter-faith Committee should be established. The bill states that somebody who plays spiritual container or uses a loud speaker for religious functions between the hours of 11pm to 4am in an exceedingly public place, and uses a speaker for spiritual functions apart from within a church or musjid commits an offence and shall on conviction be at risk of imprisonment for a term of not but 2 years or pay a fine of less than N200,000 or each.
The bill adds that somebody who publicly insults or seeks to incite, contempt any faith, by creating falsity in such a way on be possible to guide to violence and breach of public peace, shall be penalized with imprisonment for a term of not but 5 years, a fine of not but N100,000 or each .
The law currently awaits the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for his assent.