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Osun Transition Bill Will Facilitate Smooth Handing Over

The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Timothy Owoeye said Osun Transition Bill 2022 would facilitate the smooth transition of one government to another.

Mr Owoeye made this known during the plenary of the House of Assembly complex in Osogbo.

He noted that the bill which came up for the first time in the history of the state would bring sanity into the transition of power.

The bill passed the second reading after the motion was moved by the Majority Leader, Mr. Maroof Olanrewaju and seconded by Mr Babatunde Ibirogba representing Egbedore State Constituency respectively.

The Speaker also noted that the bill if passed into law would balance the transition teams of both incumbent and the incoming government.

He urged the lawmakers to give the bill accelerated passage for the good people of the state.

In their various comments and contributions, the lawmakers noted that the bill is very essential at this critical period of coming transition.

The lawmakers described the bill as a Nobel bill that encourages transparency and accountability in governance.

They also noted that the bill would give room for proper briefing and enhance the peaceful handing over of government power.

However, Osun State Local Government Areas Creation and Amendment no 5 bills 2022 and State of Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) bill 2022 were also read for the first time

Earlier, the Speaker of the Parliament commended the lawmakers and citizens of the state for their roles play during the last gubernatorial election in the state.

In another development, the Speaker also congratulated Miss Tobi Amusan an Ogun State indigene who won 100 meters women’s Athletic in the USA according to him had made the country proud in the eye of the world.

According to him, “The bill if passed into law, will enhance the smooth transition of government in the state”.

“The bill spells out comprehensive handling over and regulates political power transition in Osun” he added.

The House adjoined till Tuesday. 

Mojisola Oladele

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