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S/west legislative committee will build on legacies – Osun Assembly Speaker

The Speaker Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Timothy Owoeye has promised to build on the legacies of past Legislators in the Southwest.

Mr. Owoeye stated this during a special meeting with Southwest Legislative Reform Implementation Committee, SLRIC, comprising leaders of State House of Assemblies in the Southwest, on sensitization of legislative reform in Osogbo.

The Speaker, who was the pioneer Chairman of the reform, commended the committee members for their zeal, noting that House of Assemblies across the region had achieved a lot on harmonize Standing Order and Rules.

He gave kudos to all Southwest governors for their supports despite different in political ideas, urging members to continue build up the legacies of past Lawmakers in the region.

In his remark, Majority Leader of the Osun Assembly, Mr. Maroof Olanrewaju, assured quality legislation in the state assemblies across the region.

Earlier, the Chairman of Southwest Legislative Reform Implementation Committee, who is also the Majority Leader of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Sinai Agunbiade described legislature as a signpost of democracy in democratic setting.

He said the aim of the committee was to ensure compliance and evaluation of Southwest Houses of Assembly Legislative.

Mr. Agunbiade maintained that there was need to look into the provisions in the Rules and Standing Order for harmonization while a portal would be opened for all Lawmakers in the region to share experience and ideas with one another.

Present at the meeting were Majority leaders from the Houses of Assembly in the Southwest

Funmi Adekoya

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