Kwara - The Kwara State House of Assembly has passed five bills into law in the past 12 months, the Deputy Speaker of the house, Prof. Mohammed Gana-Issa, has disclosed.
Gana-Issa said on Monday in Ilorin said that three other bills were at advanced stages and would soon be passed into law by the house.
The lawmaker disclosed that 15 motions and 120 resolutions were similarly adopted in the past one year, noting that the house had been collaborating with the executive in the development of the state.
Gana-Issa said that the assembly had been performing its oversight functions effectively to ensure judicious use of fund for various projects.
The deputy speaker said that various ministries and agencies in the state had been implementing the resolutions of the house, calling on residents of the state to join hands with government to ensure rapid development.
Gana-Issa also said there was need for training and retraining of security personnel to enhance policing, pleading with the Federal Government to equip security personnel to cope with challenges of policing.
He also advised the government to address the problem of unemployment to curb crimes in the country, urging the State Government to tap the abundant mineral and tourism potential of the state.