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GOV ABIODUN PROPOSES AMENDMENT TO PAGADEB BILL

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          Ogun State House of Assembly has acknowledged a correspondence from the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun proposing an amendment to the State Parks and Garages Development Board (PAGADEB) Bill.

          The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo who read the Governor’s letter dated September 2, 2020 before the lawmakers at the plenary, held at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, forwarded the proposed amendment to the House Committee on Transportation for further legislative actions.

          Also at the plenary, a member representing Abeokuta North State Constituency, Hon. Modupe Mujota submitted a petition from the residents of Ipaya/Akintunde communities in Idi-Emi, on the need for the reconstruction of the two access bridges linking the communities, which were washed away recently by flood.

          Responding, Oluomo directed the petition to the Committees on Transportation and Environment, to examine, with a view to addressing all issues raised by the concerned residents.

          In another development, the State House of Assembly played host to the National Executive members of the Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria, led by its National President, Comrade Augustine Apeh, tasking them to engage the State Ministry of Transportation on how to carry out their operation in the State.

          Oluomo, who reiterated that the State remained open to synergy and good working relationship with law abiding unions and associations in all sectors of its economy, pointed out that the State already had two tricycle unions in operations.

          In his remarks, Comrade Apeh, noted that the visit was to partner with the Assembly, to add more value to tricycle operations and its management, assuring that the union was ready to work together with related unions in the State.

Jamiu Lawal,

Head Information Unit, OGHA

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