OSIEC Bill Passes Second Reading
Osun State Independent Electoral Commission ( OSIEC) bill 2022 and Osun State Local Government Area Creation and Administration Amendment no 5 have passed throughsecond reading.
The two bills scaled through second reading at the plenary of the House of Assembly, Osogbo.
In Seperate contributions on Osun State Independent Electoral commission, bill 2022, the lawmakers noted that the bill would allow peaceful conduct of elections in the state.
They stressed that, the bill if passed into law would pave way for free and fair election and enhance peaceful environment in the state.
They urged the house of assembly to give the bill accelerated passage for good people of the state.
Speaking on the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission ( OSIEC) bill 2022 , The Speaker who described the bill as a good policy for the local government administration in the state observed that the bill would put in place structure for democratically elected officers in the state.
He said that the bill would give legal backing to local government elections in the state.
Meanwhile, the House of Assembly dissolved into Committee of Whole for further consideration of Osun State Local Government Areas Creation and Administration Amendment no 5 bill 2022 where every corrections and amendments to form part of the bill accordingly.
In his remark, Mr Owoeye made it known that the bill would pave way for Presidential system of government instead of Parliamentary.
He noted that the bill if passed into law would ensure separation of powers in Local Government Areas.
According to him, “This bill will put democracy in place and good for local government administration”.
“Is a way of strategising local democracy of the state” he added.