Kaduna State House of Assembly yesterday passed into law a bill to introduce a new official logo for the state.
The law cited as “the Kaduna State Logo law, 2015” however, warned that any official document or correspondence of government that does not bear the official logo shall be invalid.
The bill, which was passed into law at the house plenary sitting yesterday, followed the adoption of the report by the Chairman, joint committee of Youth and Sport, Commerce and Industry, Tourism and Justice Barrister Kantiok Irimiya Ishaku and third reading of the bill on the floor of the house.
It would be recalled that the assembly, after deliberation on the bill at its second reading, referred the bill to the joint committee to look into it and report back to the house on Thursday (yesterday).
According to the law, all official communications, correspondences and transactions by government establishments shall bear the official logo.
“All the government official documents or and correspondences of government issued or done before the commencement of the law shall be deemed to have been done pursuant of this law.”
The law also said all persons in the employment of government shall ensure strict compliance with the provisions of the law.
The distinctive features of the new official logo include, Motor: “work and worship,” Green vegetation which stands for agriculture, economy, abundance and conservation. Crocodile depicts strength, resilience, indestructible and ancestry while Cattle imply fertility, abundance and nourishment.
Other features includes, Nok which stands for history, culture, arts and tourism; Crop means agriculture and economy; Water body implies life, purity and recreation; Book stands for education, knowledge, centre of learning; Northern knot which means history, tradition and culture while the Kakaki implies culture and history; Banner stand for history, way of life; the decorated Black horse means independence, culture, history and tradition and Shield implies safety and protection.
Meanwhile, the purpose of creating the logo was clearly to identify and encapsulate the policy thrust of the government by articulating the direction and focus of the key sectors constituting its fulcrum.

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