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OGHA ASSURES GROUP ON DOMESTICATION OF BILL TO PROTECT RIGHTS OF OLDER PERSONS

Members of the Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) have been assured that necessary stakeholders will be engaged for the immediate domestication of the Older Persons (Rights and Privileges) Bill 2020 in Ogun State. The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, gave the assurance […]

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ACCOUNT FOR OVER N2BN MISSING, LEAVE AMOSUN OUT OF YOUR INFRACTIONS, OGHA TELLS ODUSOLU

Ogun State House of Assembly has clarified that it will not go into media war with anyone but rather advised the former Managing Director of the State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC), Jide Odusolu to go and defend himself before relevant financial crime agencies responsible for financial investigations. The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo made […]

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CHANNEL YOUR AGITATION TOWARDS GOOD GOVERNANCE, OGUN SPEAKER CHALLENGES NLC

The Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, has challenged the executive of the labour unions in the State to always focus their agitations on the promotion and entrenchment of good governance rather than renumeration of workers. Oluomo threw the challenge in Abeokuta during the 2021 Independence Day anniversary lecture organized […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY PASSES 2022-2024 MEDIUM TERM AND EXPENDITURE FRAMEWORK

Committed to sustaining the State’s economic growth through all-inclusive financial and budget planning roadmap, the Ogun State House of Assembly has approved the 2022-2024 State Medium Term Expenditure Framework (2022-2024 MTEF) earlier transmitted to it for consideration by the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun barely a month ago. The unanimous approval of the financial framework […]

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OPIC: OGUN ASSEMBLY REQUESTS INVESTIGATION INTO OVER N2BN MISSING DURING ODUSOLU’S TENURE

Ogun State House of Assembly today received and passed a resolution adopting the report of its Committee on Public Accounts and Anti- Corruption, which considered the 2015-2019 State Auditor-General’s report on the State Property and Investment Corporation, (OPIC) and therefore called on the financial crimes investigation agencies to investigate and recover into the State’s coffers, […]

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NEW VAT BILL: STAKEHOLDERS LAUD OGUN ASSEMBLY, CALL FOR FAIRNESS IN REVENUE SHARING FROM FAAC

Ogun State House of Assembly says the proposed State Value Added Tax Law, 2021 remiains one of the initiatives of the Assembly being a progressive legislative institution poised towards achieving feasible fiscal restructuring in the country to further ensure equity and fairness in revenue sharing among the Federating units. The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, […]

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OGUN LAWMAKERS DECRY STATE OF ROADS, URGE GOVERNMENT’S INTERVENTION

Concerned by the deplorable state of roads in their respective constituencies, which has been causing a lot of challenges to motorists and commuters, lawmakers in the Ogun State House of Assembly have called for the swift intervention and synergy where necessary between the State and Federal governments on Lagos Abeokuta, Sango-Idiroko, Sango-Ijoko- Agbado-Akute, Lusada-Ado-Ikoga, Atan- […]

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VAT BILL UNDERGOES FIRST, SECOND READINGS IN OGUN ASSEMBLY

The proposed bill on the Ogun State Value Added Tax Law, 2021 has scaled first and second readings on the floor of the State House of Assembly, as all the lawmakers unanimously agreed that the bill, when operational, would accord the State its rightful position as a viable federating unit amongst the comity of States […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY CONSTITUTES COMMITTEE TO ENSURE PALLIATIVES ON OGTV- AJEBO, KOTOPO ROADS

Ogun State House of Assembly, through a special Committee consisting of the House Committees on Transportation, Industry, Trade and Investments as well as that of Works and Infastructure, has constituted a Coordinating Committee to immediately begin the process of applying palliatives on the bad portions of OGTV-Ajebo and Kotopo roads to ease the movements of […]

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NEW TRADITIONAL COUNCIL LAW: TECHNICAL COMMITTEE SUBMITS REPORT ON REVISED OBAS LAW TO OGUN ASSEMBLY

Ogun State House of Assembly has received the report of five-man Technical Committee it earlier inaugurated barely seven weeks ago to harmonize the inputs of all stakeholders on the proposed Obas and Chiefs, Council of Obas and Traditional Council Laws of Ogun State, 2021. Receiving the report, the Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Prince) […]

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OGHA TASKS AGENCIES TO CONSIDER AFFORDABILITY IN IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW PLANNING LAW

Concerned government agencies in Ogun State responsible for the proposed law on administration of physical planning, urban development and building production management have been challenged to always consider and reflect the uniqueness of the various communities and status of residents, especially low income earners in the new law, when eventually passed and assented by Governor […]

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OGUN MTEF: LAWMAKERS SEEK COMPLIANCE TO LEGISLATIVE, JUDICIAL AUTONOMY, OTHERS

Members of the Ogun State House of Assembly today engaged the State Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Olaolu Olabimtan on the modalities for the proposed 2022-2024 State Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), with a call for improved funds allocation to the legislative and judicial arms of government to allow for seamless operations of their financial […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY AMENDS PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LAW, SEEKS PALLIATIVES ON ROADS

In its bid to enable the State comply with the World Banks Annual Performance Assessments standards, the Ogun State House of Assembly has passed the State Public Procurement (Amendment) Law, 2021 to further improve on the independence and professionalism of the Public Procurement Regulatory Agency. The bill titled HB No. 71/OG/2021- A Bill for a […]

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OGHA HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS’ FORA ON PHYSICAL PLANNING, RESIDENTS REGISTRATION BILLS ON WEDNESDAY

The Ogun State House of Assembly will on Wednesday, 1st September, 2021 hold stakeholders’ fora on two bills which include H.B. No. 061/OG/2021- The Ogun State Administration of Physical Planning, Urban Development, Slum Regeneration and Building Production Management Law, 2021 and H.B. No. 062/OG/2021- The Ogun State Residents Registration Agency and the Registration of Ogun […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY WARNS AGAINST FORCIBLE ENTRY OF LANDED PROPERTY

In a bid to find a lasting solution to land-related dispute among parties laying claims to disputed land properties in Ijeja-Sorebi- Oju Irin- Igbore- Elediye- Opelifa, Ogun State House of Assembly in line with its quasi-judicial functions has warned all the concerned parties to maintain peace and avoid any act that could lead to a […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY INVITES BUDGET COMMISSIONER ON MEDIUM TERM EXPENDITURE PROPOSAL

Barely 48 hours after receiving the proposal for the consideration and approval of the 2022-2024 State Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) from the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State House of Assembly has invited the Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mr. Olaolu Olabimtan to brief lawmakers on the basis for the three year-expenditure planning […]

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OGUN ASSEMBLY SUMMONS OWOEYE ON ALLEGED LAND GRABBING

Ogun State House of Assembly has summoned one Chief Mutairu Owoeye to appear before it on Friday, 27th August, 2021 in consideration of various petitions submitted to the Assembly against him on land grabbing activities. A release signed by the Clerk of the House of Assembly and Head of Legislative Service, Mr ‘Deji Adeyemo, added […]

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HIKE IN MOTORCYCLE RIDERS’ IDENTIFICATION FEE: OGHA CHARGES CONSULTANT TO MONITOR AGENTS

In its bid to address issues generating skirmishes among motor cycle riders in some parts of Ogun State, the State House of Assembly has admonished the Consultant handling the Commercial Motorcycle Riders’ Identification Scheme (COMORIS) to ensure that no sub agent charge beyond the N1,500 per rider contained in their consultancy agreement with the transport […]

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OGHA COMMITTEE SUMMONS GORIOLA HASSAN AGAIN OVER CLAIM TO IMOBI TRADITIONAL STOOL

Ogun State House of Assembly has again summoned one Mr. Goriola Hassan, over his purported claim to Obaship stool at Imobi-Ijebu, in Ijebu East Local Government Area of the State, which has been a subject of controversy. The House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs led by Hon. Bolanle Ajayi, issued the summon today […]

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STOP PARADING YOURSELF AS OBA-ELECT OF ITELE OTA, OGHA COMMITTEE WARNS ASOROTA

Committed to ensuring sustained peace and tranquility in all parts of Ogun State, the State House of Assembly through its Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs has warned one Mr. Ademola Eletu Asorota to desist from parading himself as the Oba-elect of Itele Ota in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State. The House […]

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