Ogun Assembly Passes Bills Establishing Sacred Heart College Of Nursing, Resident Registration, Others - EDU-BIZNEWS


Thursday, December 22, 2022

Ogun Assembly Passes Bills Establishing Sacred Heart College Of Nursing, Resident Registration, Others

Ogun State House of Assembly has passed six bills, including the one for the establishment of Sacred Heart College of Nursing Sciences to  boost the training of health care personnel in the state

The lawmakers during their plenary
presided over by Speaker Olakunle Oluomo at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan in Abeokuta on Thursday, also passed the bills establishing Ogun State Rural Access Road Agency,  Ogun State Road Fund (SRF) as well as  Ogun State Roads Fund Board and Administration (OGSRFBA) to strengthen the process of rural road rehabilitation through the establishment of a trust fund to source funds for the administration of all categories of roads

Other bills passed include those seeking establishment of Ogun State Residents Registration Agency and the Registration of Ogun State Residents and that of Ogun State Drug and Health Commodity Management Agency to ensure improved service in the State Health sector through the central distribution of drugs

The passage of the bills followed the presentation of reports by the Chairman of the House Committee on Lands and Housing, Hon. Damilola Soneye, Chairman  of  Committee on Oil, Gas, Energy, Water Resources and Rural Development, Abdul Bashir Oladunjoye, his Works and Infrastructure counterpart, Abayomi Fasuwa and that of Health, Adegoke Adeyanju, who thereafter moved the motion for the adoption of their separate reports seconded by Honourables Kemi Oduwole, Fasuwa, Oludaisi Elemide, Solomon Osho as well as Wahab Haruna and supported by other lawmakers. 

The bills were later read and adopted clause-by-clause by the Committee of the Whole.

The motion for the third reading of the bills was later moved by the Majority Leader Yusuf Sheriff, seconded by Oladunjoye, Adeyanju, Oduwole, Adeyemi Ademuyiwa, and the Deputy Speaker, Akeem Balogun respectively; while the Clerk and Head of Legislative Service, ‘Deji Adeyemo did the third reading of the bills before the lawmakers.

Responding, Speaker Oluomo, thereafter directed that the clean copies of the five-year bills be forwarded to the  Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his assent.

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