Kwara Assembly passes amended Local Government Electoral Bill

The Kwara state House of Assembly, on Tuesday, passed into Law, a Bill for the amendment of the Kwara state Local Government Electoral Law.

The passage of the Bill at a plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Engr. Yakubu Danladi Salihu, was done following consideration of a report presented by House Committee on Eithics, Privileges & Judiciary and Committee on Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, after it was laid on the table by the Chairman of the House  Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary Hon. Salahu Folabi Ganiyu (Omupo).

According to a statement by the House of Assembly, “The Report of the Joint House Committee on Eithics, Privileges & Judiciary and Committee on Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs on a Bill to Amend the Kwara State Local Government Electoral Law was presented and laid on the Table of the House by the Chairman of the House  Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary Hon. Salahu Folabi Ganiyu (Omupo)

“Thereafter, the Honourable House Considered the Report at the Committee of Whole.

“After the Consideration of the report of the Joint Committee on Eithics, Privileges & Judiciary and Committee on Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs at the Committee of Whole, the Clerk to the House was directed to read the Bill the Third Time, and thereafter passed through Third Reading and Final Passage”, the report added.

The Clerk to the House was thereafter directed to produce a clean copy of the Bill for the Governor’s assent, before a motion for adjournment was moved by Hon. Oba Abdulkadir Magaji (Ilorin Central), the  House  Leader, seconded by Hon. Mohammed Baba Salihu (Okuta/Yashikira).

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Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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