Bill Making Yoruba Language Compulsory In Schools Passed By Lagos Assembly

Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill making the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in schools in the state. The bill was passed into law on Thursday after it successfully scaled through the third reading on the floor of the House.

The bill makes the teaching Yoruba language compulsory in public and private schools in Lagos.

It also makes it a core subject at all levels.

The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, ordered the Clerk of the House, Azeez Sanni, to send a clean draft copy of the bill to the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for assent.