Ogun Assembly acknowledges receipt of “Amotekun bill’’




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By Abiodun Lawal

Abeokuta – The House Assembly on Thursday acknowledged receipt a bill for a law to establish Security Network Agency, code named “Amotekun Corps’’ Gov. Dapo Abiodun.

Mr Olakunle Oluomo, the the House, read the letter during plenary in Abeokuta.

Oluomo assured that the bill, which would assist security agencies in maintaining law and order, would receive accelerated passage the lawmakers.

He directed that the soft copy the bill be uploaded to the State House Assembly website for all to peruse through.

The said that the assembly would organise a stakeholders’ to get opinions on the bill.

He promised that the inputs of the stakeholders would be taken for granted.

Also during plenary, a bill for a law to provision for the Judiciary Funds Management and other matters was passed into law.

Mr Solomon Osho, Chairman, House Committee on Justice, Ethics and Public Petitions, read the of his committee on the bill before the House.

Osho, thereafter, moved the motion for the adoption of the committee’ and was seconded by Vice Chairman of the Committee, Akeem Balogun.

Mr Yusuf Sherif, the Majority Leader, moved the motion for the third reading of the bill, seconded by Mr Sylvester Abiodun.

The Acting Clerk, Mr Deji Adeyemo, thereafter, presented the bill for the third reading and was subsequently passed by the assembly.

Oluomo thereafter, ordered that a clean copy of the bill be forwarded to the state for his assent.

(NAN)