Kwara Bans Sale, Consumption Of Alcohol

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production , sale , and consumption of alcohol in certain areas.

Ahmed gave his assent to the Ilorin Township ( Prohibition Against the Production , Sale , and Consumption of Liquor in Certain Areas ) Law , 2018 , as passed by the Kwara State House of Assembly .

Under the law, no person will be allowed to produce, sell, store or openly consume alcohol within specified areas in the metropolis .

The bill stipulates that any person who contravenes the provision of this law shall be guilty of an offense and liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding N100 , 000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or both .
( NAN )

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