Oyo Assembly passed 16 bills, 170 resolutions in 1 year – Speaker

Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin on Thursday said the 10th Assembly, under his leadership ,has passed 16 bills since it was inaugurated in 2023.

Ogundoyin disclosed this at a special plenary to commemorate the first  anniversary of the 10th Assembly in Ibadan.

The speaker said that nine of the bills had been assented to by Gov. Seyi Makinde.

He also said four other bills were at various stages of legislative process in the Assembly.

Ogundoyin  said that the Assembly also passed 170 resolutions during the period under review.

He added 68 motions were moved by members and 35 oversight reports were presented by different House committees.

Ogundoyin stated that members of  Assembly would  continue to strive for excellence, good governance and socio-economic uplift  of the state.

According to the Speaker,  this will  be achieved through enactment of people -oriented bills, passage of resolutions and motions, among other constitutionally assigned responsibilities.

” There is no doubt that we have witnessed steady progress in the last 12 months.

” We have  not only worked tirelessly to review and pass important bills, we have also  debated on ethical issues, and represented our constituents with dedication and pride.

“We have also remained united and cohesive under “Omituntun 2.0 agenda” of the  governor.

” I commend my fellow legislators for their high level of commitment and patriotism to the welfare of the good people of Oyo state.

” This is in tandem with my acceptance speech during our inauguration, where I promised that the 10th assembly will work vehemently to surpass the achievements of past assemblies.

“From the available records, the achievements of the 10th assembly in its first year has surpassed the achievements of the first legislative record of the 9th assembly,” he said.

Ogundoyin  said that the Assembly  also passed a  bill that aided the implementation of the Sustainable Action for Economic Recovery (SAFER Programme) Agenda of the  state government.

The speaker, however, urged his colleagues to do more ,with  sincerity of purpose and determination, to make the House  among the best houses of  assembly in Nigeria.

“The 10th assembly is poised for greater services to the people of our state.

“As legislators, we shall not rest on our oars in ensuring that the dividends of democracy are delivered to the people of our dear pace setting state,” he said.

Makinde had on June 13, 2023  proclaimed the 10th state house of assembly.

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