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Pursuit of people-oriented law is our goal – Oyo Assembly

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Oyo State House of Assembly has restated its commitment at making people-oriented laws that would continue to place the pace setter state on the part of development.

In a statement signed on behalf of all the 32 lawmakers by the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Kazeem Olayanju, in commemoration of the Assembly’s 3rd anniversary, on Thursday, and issued out to newsmen, the 9th Oyo State Assembly described the journey as eventful, as it has passed 148 motions and resolutions.

According to Mr Olayanju, the sincerity of purpose demonstrated by all the Oyo Assembly lawmakers from day one and their uncommon diligence and commitment to their legislative duties led to the achievements and feats being applauded today.

While highlighting some of the bills passed in 2019 to include Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency Bill, Oyo State Open Rearing & Grazing Regulation Bill, Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Inclusion Bill, he also highlighted few of the bills passed by the Oyo State House of Assembly in 2020 to include Dogs (Amendment) Bill, Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Bill, Child Sexual Offences Bill, Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency Bill, Ibarapa Polytechnic Eruwa Amendment Bill, College of Education Lanlate,and Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill.

He further stated that notable bills like Oyo State Open Defecation Prohibition Bill, Sexual & Gender-Based Violence Response Agency & Referral Center Bill, Oyo State Enterprises & Employment Trust Fund Bill, Oyo State House of Assembly Service Commission Bill, Oyo State House of Assembly Funds Management Bill, Elderly Persons Protection Bill, Infrastructure Maintenance & Control Agency Amendment Bill and Hotel Occupancy & Restaurant Consumption Tax Bill were passed in 2021 while few had equally been passed in 2022.

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He stressed that the Oyo Assembly lawmakers will continue to have their names written in gold, adding that the 148 motions and resolutions passed by the Assembly are too numerous to be mentioned.

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