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UBE Amendment Bill 2021 Would Ensure Access To Education – Hon. Olanrewaju

The Osun State Universal Basic Education Amendment Bill 2021 has scaled through the second reading on the floor of the Osun State House of Assembly.

This follows a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Mr. Maruf Olanrewaju and seconded by the member representing Egbedore State Constituency, Mr. Babatunde Ibirogba.

Earlier, reading the policy thrust of the bill, the Majority Leader, Mr. Maruf Olanrewaju noted that the passage of the bill would ensure the harmonisation of Universal Basic Education Law across the country.

Mr. Olanrewaju said the bill would enhance the productivity of the board members and staff of the board at the state and local government levels.

Also, the chairman, House Committee on Education, Mr. Babatunde Ibirogba maintained that the bill would ensure that all children have access to basic education.

In his remark, the speaker, Mr. Timothy Owoeye urged members to study the bill and come up with submissions to deliberate upon at the Committee of the Whole during the consideration of the bill.

Funmi Adekoya

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