Tuesday, January 19, 2021

ODHA begins 8-week recess, gives self passmark for activities in 2020

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Ondo state house of Assembly is embarking on an 8 weeks recess from Monday 4th of January to Friday 26th of February 2021.

The Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun while reeling out the activities of the state assembly in the last one year and half noted that 20 bills were passed into law in 2020.

Orange FM’s Gbenga Oluwajana reports that three bills were passed into law at the last plenary session for the year 2020 where the speaker, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun spoke extensively about the activities and achievements of the house for the year.

Oleyelogun who also commended the leadership qualities of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in taking Ondo state to its place of pride noted that the legislative arm of government will continue to support the executive for dividends of democracy to reach the citizens.

The speaker who revealed that 20 bills were scrutinized and passed into law in 2020 assured of the 9th assembly’s resolve to remain focused enacting laws that will benefit the people in 2021.

Contributing, the chairman house committee on Information, youths and sports, Mr Olugbenga Omole said the house has served the state diligently and wished the people of Ondo state a fulfilling 2021.

Meanwhile, at the last plenary sitting for the year 2020, a bill for a law to repeal the Ondo state electricity law 2006 and make provisions for the Ondo state electric power sector law 2020 to improve, develop and protect independent electricity generation, transmission and distribution was passed into law by the house.

Also, a bill for a law to provide for establishment of Ondo state public service training institute PSTI as well as a bill to amend the law to protect and control fisheries exploitation in Ondo state and to prevent use of obnoxious substances in the process was passed into law.

The house thereafter embarked on 8 weeks recess till February 26, 2021 for further deliberations.