Lagos Assembly Passes 2 Important Bills
It was a historic feat today in Lagos as the Lagos State House of Assembly passed the Value Added Tax Bill and anti-open grazing bill, with Speaker Mudashiru Obasa directing the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Olalekan Onafeko, to transmit a clean copy to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for assent.
The two bills were passed after unanimous votes by the lawmakers at the sitting where the bills were read the third time.
Immediately after their passage, Speaker Obasa commended his colleagues for their passion to see that the state continues to grow.
“I thank you all for this historic exercise,” Obasa said.
It will be recalled that the Southern governors have agreed to enact anti open grazing law in their respective states, while of recent, the River State governor is adamant of taking control of the Value Added Tax in the state, and taking the collection from the Federal Internal Revenue Service.
Ekiti State Loses Assembly Speaker
Barely two days after the new governor of Ekiti State was sworn in, the Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Funminiyi Afuye is dead.An Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain told newsmen: “We lost the Speaker Ekiti State House of Assembly to ‘cardiac arrest.”The caused of the unusual cardiac arrest is yet to be ascertianed. It is reported that the speaker is hale and agile.
Fire Razed Kogi State House of Assembly
It was a great pandemonium early this morning as fire engulfed the Kogi State House of Assembly complex located at Crusher Area, Lokoja.The fire ripped through the roof of the Chamber, causing extensive damage to the floor of the house.The Speaker of the house, Mathew Kolawole, and the state security Adviser, Commander Jerry Omodara, were among the early callers at the assembly complex.As at the time of filing this report, the cause of the fire incident cannot be...
Ogun State Assembly Speaker Arrested for Fraud
The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo has been arrested by the personnel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) .Reports have it that, Oluomo was arrested around 9 am today at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.The sources added that he was picked up by officials of the EFCC to answer questions bordering on alleged financial crimes.The leadership of the Commission has kept mum over the arrest but the...
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