//EKITI ASSEMBLY PASSES PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BILL 2020

EKITI ASSEMBLY PASSES PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP BILL 2020

The means of doing government business through Public Private Partnership in Ekiti state got enhanced as the state house of Assembly passed the Public Private Partnership repeal and reenactment bill.

The passage at the plenary held in Ado Ekiti followed the submission of the report by the chairman of the house committee on Trade, Investment and Industries, and the lawmaker representing Oye constituency two Mr Yemi Osatuyi.

Speaking before submitting the report of his committee, Mr Osatuyi expressed hope that the bill when signed to law by the State governor would encourage public private Partnership in the state.

The house also passed the Ekiti Customary Courts Law (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and debated the Ekiti Mortgages and Foreclosure Bill, 2020, which was later committed to the house committee on judiciary matters.

The house condemned the alleged invasion of Otunja-Ekiti community’s farmland, in Ikole Local Government Area by suspected Indian hemp farmers.

Member representing Ikole Constituency one, Chief Gboyega Aribisogan called the attention of the House to the nefarious activities under matter of urgent public importance

Aribisogan said the people of the community wrote letter on the need for the appropriate authorities to ‘Save Their Souls’.

In his response, the speaker, Funminiyi Afuye, said this phenomenon is another dimension to criminality.

He urged the House Committee on Security to immediately engage all security agencies and report to the House for possible solution.