Kwara Assembly Passed 9 Bills, 20 Motions In 1 Year 

Kwara Assembly Passes Teaching Hospital, Education Varsity Bills

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The Kwara State House of Assembly passed nine bills and twenty motions in the last one year.

The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Engr. Yakubu Danladi-Salihu who disclosed this in Ilorin, added that eight other bills are also currently undergoing legislative processes, and at various stages of scaling passage in the House.

Danladi-Salihu disclosed this during the first anniversary of the tenth legislature under his leadership.

 

He listed the bills passed in the last one year to include the Kwara State Education Trust Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2023; Revised Appropriation (2023) Bill, 2023; Kwara State Environmental Protection Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and Kwara State Local Government Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

 

The rest are Kwara State Rural Access Roads Agency Bill, 2033; Kwara State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (Amendment), State Roads Fund and Administration Bill, 2023; Kwara State University Teaching Has (Establishment) Bill, 2024 and Kwara State University of Education (Establishment) Bill, 2024.

 

The speaker said the House has been enjoying harmonious working relationship with other arms of government in the past one year, adding that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq deserves appreciation for the prompt attention accorded the resolutions of the House that were transmitted to him.

 

Salihu-Danladi noted that the governor has allowed the independence of the three arms of government to be firmly rooted in the state.

 

He further stated that the House also introduced new ideas into the conduct of legislative business without sacrificing the norms for innovation.

 

“For the record, in the first session, the 10th Assembly has, as of date, at the committee of whole house, considered a total number of nine landmark reports that emanated from different standing and ad-hoc committees of the House.

 

“These reports that generated robust debates on the floor and on which resolutions were made in line with transparency, equity and accountability, have significantly assisted in reshaping governance in the state”, he noted.

 

The speaker also said, “In addition to the impactful committee reports, the House has also enacted a total number of nine bills while eight others are at various stages of being passed.

 

“In addition, 20 important motions have been moved with resolutions forwarded to the executive arm. The 10th Assembly has also been resolute in the discharge of its other duties as enshrined in the Constitution by considering and passing notable and important bills for the betterment of Kwarans,” the speaker said.

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