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Ogun Assembly urges commissioner to repair Lafenwa, Brewery roads


Blessing Adesanya

Ogun State Assembly has advised the State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure to repair the bad portions of the Lafenwa/Ayetoro and Brewery/Olomore Federal Housing Estate Road.

The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi urged the ministry to urgently provide palliatives on the roads so as to ease human and vehicular movements along the axis.

Adekunbi made the call, while responding to the submissions of a member representing Abeokuta North State Constituency, Hon. Olayiwola Ojodu, who pointed out to the house the need to fix the roads.

Ojodu said the repair of the roads will be a boost to business investments and social benefits of residents and other road users in the areas.

Meanwhile, Adekunbi also acknowledged the receipt of six bills from the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. He read the governor’s separate letters, dated 15th October, 2018 before members, at the assembly complex in Abeokuta.

The bills were titled a Bill for a Law to amend Ogun State Technical and Vocational Education Board Law 2012; a Bill for a Law to Establish the Ogun State Centre for African Drum Festival as an annual International Cultural event and a Board for the Management of the affairs of the Centre, 2018, a Bill for a Law to Provide for Public Private Partnerships, Establish the Office of Public Private Partnerships, Enhance Infrastructure and Service Development, 2018.

Others are a Bill for a law to provide for the establishment of the Ogun State Health Insurance Scheme and the Ogun State Health Insurance Scheme Governing Board, 2018; a Bill for a Law to Regulate Rights and Obligations under Tenancy Agreements and the Relationship between the Landlord and the tenant, including the procedure for the recovery of premises in Ogun State, 2018, as well as a Bill for a Law to Establish the Ogun State Mortgages and Foreclosure, Authority, Regulate Mortgages Creation, Foreclosure and Enforcement of Mortgages in Real Property, 2018.

The proposed bills according to the governor were approved by the State Executive Council for the consideration and passage of the assembly.


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