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Constituent Members Laud Oyo Assembly Legislative Agenda Programme

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By Richard Thomas, Ibadan

The speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly  Honourable Edward Adebo. Ogundoyin has described   the Legislative Agenda  for the 9th Assembly put together by Youths Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA)  as a unique medium to allow and  welcome inputs of constituents members in the governance and development of the state.

Hon Ogundoyin made the submission   at a one day Town Hall meeting and interactive session with constituent members from 32 constituency in the held in Ibadan

He noted that his will pave way for rapid growth of the people an the state in particular.

According yo him, the  Town Hall Meeting  is aimed at  developing  a legislative agenda for the state.

The programme aimed at developing a citizen led administration and informed legislative agenda held in Ibadan, in conjunction with YIAGA Africa (the sponsor of Not Too Young To Run Bill) was graced by citizens from the four the 32 constituency  of the state.

The  speaker  said the development of the legislative agenda by the Oyo state 9th assembly will aid the people’s orientation in government.

He also noted that the process will encourage youths, women and other stakeholders to participate in the law making  process and other activities within the four years of the legislative engagements of the 9th Assembly.

Also, the chairman,  Parliamentary caucus, Hon Ayotunde Fatokun during his brief remarks  highlighted some of the achievements of the 9th Assembly since inception

In his remarks, Coordinator, Legislative Engagement for Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA Africa) Dr. Ernest Ereke, called on the National Assembly to amend weaken electoral laws following flaws withnessed during the just concluded Kogi and and Bayelsa polls.

Participants, who spoke with Western Post News, commended the  state 9th Assembly lawmakers for giving the citizens a sense of belonging.

They, however, enjoined the lawmakers to put more efforts at ensuring that people at the grassroot level enjoy dividends of democracy to the fullest.

 

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