By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly into Law.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Kunle Somorin stated that the Bill was signed by the Governor after it was presented to him by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Similarly, the Governor also signed into Law, the Ogun State Road Maintenance Agency (Amendment) 2019, passed by the State Assembly.
Prince Abiodun, the statement added, had inaugurated the Committee of the Trust Fund, headed by Mr. Bolaji Balogun to source for money for the acquisition and deployment of security equipment and such human materials and financial resources that would be necessary to prevent crime and preserve public peace.
The statement further added that with the passing of the Bill and signing into Law of the Ogun State Road Management Agency (OGROMA), deplorable township and rural roads in the State would be rehabilitated, as soon as the agency swings into action.
It stated that the administration of Prince Abiodun resuscitated the agency to serve as a quick fix mechanism, to address the deplorable condition of township and rural roads in the State.