BREAKING: Bill to amend Osun LGA administration law passes first reading

By Joseph Akanbi

A bill to amend the State of Osun Local Government creation and administration law has today passed first reading.

The bill, State of Osun Local Government Areas Creation and Administration Amendment bill No.4, 2020, was read for the first time at Wednesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye.

The bill is sponsored by Hon. Femi Popoola, the Deputy Speaker and member representing Boripe/Boluwaduro State Constituency and co-sponsored by Hon. Maruf Olanrewaju, the Majority Leader and member representing Irewole/Isokan State Constituency.

Ahead of the LG elections in Osun State, recall that Governor Gboyega Oyetola had on Tuesday nominated Barrister Segun Oladitan as the Chairman of Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC).

Other members of the Electoral Commission are Mrs Abosede Omibekun (East), Mr. Rufus Oyeniran (West), Alhaja Babalola Adubi (Central) Mr Oladosu Gidigbi (East), Mr. Yinka Ajiboye (West) and Alhaji Wahaab Adewoyin (Central).

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