By Mojisola Oladele

Osun State House of Assembly says Ilegal Mining Prohibition Bill 2023 will put an end to environmental hazards in the State.

This was the remark of the lawmakers during the Policy Thrust of Osun State Illegal Mining Prohibition Bill 2023 during the plenary of the State House of Assembly.

They noted that the bill if passed into law would protect the environment at large

The Lawmaker Stressed that the Bill seeks to establish a task force to curb illegal mining whereby culprits are fined for engaging in illegal operations. 

In his remarks, The Speaker of the Parliament, Prince Adewale Egbedun urged the lawmakers to do more investigative research on the proposed bill.

However, under matters of urgent public importance to the House, the Chief Whip who doubles as the lawmaker representing llesa West State Constituency, Mr. Olawale Akerele brought to the notice of the House the deplorable condition of major roads in his constituency.

Mr. Akerele explained that the condition of Oke- Ese, Odo-Ere, Araromi and Atakumosa roads are in bad condition for business activities. 

He called for government urgent intervention to ease the suffering of the people.

In his remark, the Speaker of the Parliament urged the various heads of the Committee to work together with their members to achieve positive results.

He called on lawmakers to embrace the principle of teamwork to fast-track the socio- Economic development of the State.

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