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Oyo Assembly passes 3 bills into law

10 July 2015, 18:27

Ibadan - The Oyo State House of Assembly on Friday in Ibadan passed three out of the five bills awaiting final reading.

The Chairmen of the Ad-hoc Committees on Merging of Ministries, Afeez Adeleke and Bolaji Badmos, said the bills passed included the Oyo State Laws Repeal Bill 2015.

According to them, others are Ministry of Trade, Industry, investment and Cooperatives Bill 2015 and Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Bill 2015.

They said two other bills that had not been passed would be discussed and passed when the committees submit its report on July 28 when the Assembly reconvened.

Also read: Oyo Assembly orders ministry to comply with NERDC content

"The bills are Ministry of Education, Science and Technology bill 2015, Ministry of Trade, Industry, investment and Cooperatives bill 2015 and Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Urban Development Law 2015.’’

The chairmen, while submitting their report, told the House that they had scrutinised the bills and found them good for the state.

Responding, the Speaker of the House, Michael Adeyemo, commended the two ad-hoc committee members for doing the House proud with their prompt response to the passage of the bill.

Adeyemo said that the state would achieve greatness, considering the zeal, dedication, commitment of the current lawmakers in the state.

He later adjourned the plenary to Tuesday, July 28.



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