September 23, 2020
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Ogun Assembly to Translate Bills into Indigenous Languages

Ogun State House Assembly says plans are underway to translate all the people-oriented bills into indigenous languages for easy comprehension.

The Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo made this known in Abeokuta at a strategic legislative luncheon organised by the State Branch of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR,.

Speaking on theme “Legislative Agenda for Good Governance” Mr Oluomo explained that the step would promote indigenous languages and enhance better understanding of legislative activities.

He restated the determination of the ninth Assembly to ensure participatory legislation towards raising the bar of performance of the State legislative arm.

In a remark, the National President, CDHR, Comrade Malachy Ugwummadu, who promised to promote a working relationship between the human rights society and the House of Assembly, expressed optimism that the legislature would give priority to purposeful and people-centered legislations.

Earlier, in an address of welcome, Comrade Olayinka Folarin had advocated the need for policy makers to invest in the sustenance of good governance for people of the state.

Oluwatoyin Adegoke

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