Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Governor Fashola signs cremation bill into law


Governor Babatunde Fashola today Monday June 10th signed the cremation bill into law. The bill gives power to state authority to burn unclaimed corpses in its mortuaries after a period of time. 

 The cremation bill also states that if the owners of the corpse fail to show up to collect the ashes after a 14-day notice, it will be disposed by the state government subject to the consent and approval of the Commissioner for Health.