By Olufemilade Oyinade
Committed to repositioning the Local Government Councils in Ogun State for better performance, the State House of Assembly will on Wednesday, 7th of July, 2021 hold a stakeholders’ forum on “H.B. No. 058/OG/ 2020- the Local Government (amendment) law, 2020- A bill for a law to amend the Local Government law of Ogun State, 2006”.
Also, on next Wednesday, 14th July, 2021 the House will hold another shareholders’ forum on “H.B. No. 069/ OG/ 2021- Obas, Chiefs, Council of Obas and Traditional Council law of Ogun State, 2021- A bill for a law to provide for an approved method for the selection, appointment and recognition of Obas, Chiefs and Traditional Council in Ogun State and for purposes incidental and supplementary to them”.
A release signed by the Clerk of the Assembly and Head of Legislative Services, ‘Deji Adeyemo, indicated that the stakeholders’ forum on the Local Government (amendment) law was meant to harness input and contributions of all relevant stakeholders in the local government administration on how best to administer and reposition the councils for better performance.
The release added that the stakeholders’ forum on traditional council law would help offer input on how to redefine the traditional institution to reflect the current realities.
The public hearing, according to the release, would take place on the aforementioned dates respectively at the State House of Assembly Complex, Oke- Mosan, Abeokuta at 10:00am prompt, while all the stakeholders are enjoined to be seated by 9.30 am.