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Thursday, August 06, 2020

OGHA to hold stakeholders' forum against fake ticketing on August 12

Ogun State House of Assembly, through its Tripartite Ad-hoc  Committee in charge of eradication of fake ticketing will convey a stakeholders' forum on Wednesday, 12th August, 2020 with heads of Ministries, Department and Agencies of Government in charge of revenue generation as well all Transportation Unions in the State in its bid to streamline revenue collection system in the State.

The Deputy Speaker,  who doubles as the Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Oludare Kadiri, disclosed this shortly after an interactive session with the State Commissioners for Forestry, Tunji Akinosi, Environment, Abdul Balogun, Transportation, Engr. Gbenga Dairo and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Adekunle Hassan, including his Agriculture counterpart, Dr Dotun Sorunke at the Assembly Complex, Oke-mosan, Abeokuta. 

Kadiri, during the meeting announced the suspension of the issuance of sanitation tickets at parks and garages in the State, pending the conclusion of the Stakeholders' meeting, with a task on revenue generating MDAs to step up measures at blocking revenue leakages.

Earlier in their remarks, the Commissioners assured that more administrative strategies would be deployed to address fake ticketing in their respective revenue headings, through unified revenue policy in line with the present administration's policy thrust.

In another development, the members of the  State House of Assembly Committee on Works and Infrastructure have inspected the ongoing road construction in different sites in Ogun East including  Epe-Ijebu- Ode road, GRA Road, at Oke-Aje in Ijebu Ode and Sagamu-Abeokuta roads, with a task to the contractors to ensure quality in standard in accordance with specification and as well timely completion and delivery of the road projects.

The House Committee led by Hon. Abayomi Fasuwa, in company of other lawmakers harped on the need for quality and safety measures during construction to ensure quality in line with international standard.

In his response, the site Manager at the Epe-Ijebu Ode road, Mr. Maroon Hassoun after conducting the lawmakers around the sites assured that the 13.8km would be soon be delivered.

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