Amotekun: Osun House of Assembly holds public hearing

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Abimbola Abatta, Osogbo

The Governor of the State of Osun,Mr Gboyega Oyetola has commended the state of Osun House of Assembly for its Public hearing on Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill.

He gave this commendation on Monday at a public hearing session of the State of Osun Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps Bill held at State House of Assembly Complex, Osogbo.

Mr Oyetola had two weeks ago forwarded the bill to the state house of Assembly as an executive bill for consideration as a legal framework for the establishment of the Joint security network by the Southwest states’ Governors code-named Amotekun.

The State House of Assembly upon receiving the bill considered it for a public hearing after giving it first and second reading with a view of seeking the opinions of the general public especially the stakeholders before passing it into law.

Mr Oyetola who spoke through his Deputy Mr Benedict Alabi said this shows the quality of the leadership of the house and depicts the pride of place the house accords matters of State and public importance.

He commended the state house of Assembly for rising speedily to the issues affecting the state.

“This is a clear testimony of the readiness of the house to work with the other arms of government to take Osun to unprecedented heights without compromising its constitutional responsibilities.”

“This public hearing session of the State of Osun Security Network Agency and the Amotekun Corps Bill is a huge compliment to our efforts as government at making peace and security the harbinger of progress and development”.

He stated that the joint security network is the metaphor for peace and the highway to the economic transformation that people desire.

While describing Amotekun as critical to the development agenda of his administration, Governor Oyetola said the initiative is in the best interest of the future of the people and for sustainable development. hence the need for all and sundry to own the initiative and nurture it.

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