OGHA AMENDS LEGISLATIVE FUNDS MANAGEMENT LAW, TWO OTHERS - THE NEW DAWN ONLINE

Breaking

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

OGHA AMENDS LEGISLATIVE FUNDS MANAGEMENT LAW, TWO OTHERS


Committed to strenghtening the legislative and judicial arms of government for better performance, the Ogun State House of Assembly has amended three extant laws including: Ogun State Legislative Funds Management Law, 2019, the Magistrate's Court (Amendment) Law, 2019 and the Customary Court (Amendment) Law, 2019 with the State Judiciary Funds Management Law 2020 passing through second reading.

The unanimous passage of the amended bills by the lawmakers at a plenary presided over by Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, followed the presentation of the report of the Committee on Rules,  Bills and Resolutions by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff.

Sheriff, later moved the motion for the adoption of the report, seconded by Solomon Osho; hence Speaker Oluomo directed that the clean copies of the amendment bills be forwarded to the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his assent.

In another development, the Assembly has said that the proposed State Judiciary Funds Management Law, 2020 geared towards financial autonomy for the arm of government would promote transparency, accountability and prudency in the sector with a view to enhancing good democratic practices. 

Lawmakers including Solomon Osho, Akeem Balogun, Kemi Oduwole and Abayomi Fasuwa gave the assertion while contributing to the debate on the bill during its second reading, explaining that when operational, the bill would further promote the principle of separation of powers among the three arms of government, while ensuring more financial independence the judiciary.

Responding, Oluomo, who said the bill was targeted at putting in place a legal framework for financial administration of the judiciary arm, being the last hope of the common man, committed the bill to the House Committee on Justice, Ethics and Public Petitions for further legislative actions.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Post Bottom Ad

Responsive Ads Here

Pages