Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

News

JUST IN: Ekiti Assembly Passes Amotekun Bill Into Law

Advertisements

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed into law the act establishing Ekiti State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.

The Speaker, Funminiyi Afuye, during the plenary on Friday said, “Having passed through the third reading, the bill has become a law.”

Advertisements

The bill will now be transferred to the state governor for assent.

According to reports, the first two stages of passing the bill to law were done on Thursday before the plenary was adjourned till today.

The lawmakers, who debated the bill exhaustively in the chambers on Thursday, spoke on the appropriateness of the proposed law in view of the security challenges facing the state, region and Ekiti State.

Advertisements

A public hearing was also conducted on the Bill later on Thursday.

At the resumed sitting on Friday, the House Committee on Security presented the committee’s report.

The report was adopted by the committee of the House, then the Bill went into the third reading, which it passed through.

Advertisements

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

News

Advertisements Governor Seyi Makinde has signed into law the Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020 for the formation of the Amotekun Corps. Makinde...

News

Advertisements A part of law included in the bill of the embattled South-West Security outfit, nicknamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, has been leaked out on Wednesday....

News

Advertisements Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, on Thursday, impeached the Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr Segun Adewumi. Adewumi was removed...