Ogun State House of Assembly has acknowledged Governor Dapo Abiodun’s letter requesting the Assembly’s consideration and approval for the 2022-2024 State Medium Term Expenditure Framework (2022-2024 MTEF) to aid the smooth process of planning and budgeting for the next fiscal year.
Abiodun’s request according to the letter dated 23rd of August, 2021 and read at the plenary by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, during the resumed plenary after a three-week recess ,was in accordance with relevant sections of the State Fiscal responsibility Law, 2020.
The Governor also through another correspondence proposed an amendment to the State Public Procurement Law, 2014, in response to the need for the State to comply with the World Bank Annual Performance Assessments (APA) 2 and 3 respectively, which placed a strong emphasis on the independence and professionalism of the Public Procurement Regulatory Agency.
In another development, the Assembly directed one Alhaji Mutairu Owoeye of Agbara Junction in Atan-Ota to appear before the Assembly’s Committee on Lands and Housing on Friday, 27th August, 2021 at 11:00am on a petition from 12 Community Development Associations situated at Obada Oko within Ewekoro Local Government of the State on allegation of land invasion, as presented by the member representing Obafemi/Owode State Constituency, Damilola Soneye.
The lawmakers later observed a minute silence in honour of the immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and a former Senator elected on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) from the Ogun East Senatorial District, describing him as a thorough-bred legislator, loyal party man, illustrious son of the State and a distinguished Nigerian.
The Assembly also commiserated with Mr. Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, over the death of his mother.