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Lagos 8th Assembly to Wind Off on Thursday

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By Okunade Adekunle, Lagos

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt (Hon) Mudashiru Obasa, has announced that the 8th Assembly would hold its valedictory service on Thursday.

Obasa, who made this announcement shortly before rising after plenary, said that the inauguration of the 9th Assembly might hold on Friday 7th.

According to him, the inauguration is however subject to confirmation.

Rt (Hon) Mudashiru Obasa

“Let me announce to you that the valedictory service of the House will come up on Thursday and the inauguration may likely be on Friday subject to confirmation,’’ Obasa said, before he rose.

Meanwhile, the House passed the Lagos State Building Control Regulation 2018 and the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Regulations 2018 after debates.

Earlier, the Chairman, House Committee on Physical Planning and Urban Development, Hon Setonji David presented both reports of the Committee on the two regulations which were debated and adopted as resolutions of the House.

The House also adopted the Harmonised Rules and Business Order of South-West Legislature.

The House equally debated the Lagos State Audit Amendment Bill, 2018 and also took a report of its Committee of Finance on the Lagos State Public Finance Management Amendment Bill 2016.

The House also received the report of its Committee on Housing on: “A Bill for a Law to Regulate the Relationship of Parties Under Tenancy Agreement and Specify the Procedure for the Recovery of Premises in Lagos State and for Connected Purposes’’.

The House took the report of its joint committees on Education and Judiciary, Human Rights, Public Petitions and LASIEC on the perennial crisis rocking the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu.

After stiff debates on the joint committees’ recommendations, the House, decided to step the report down for another allotted date for further debate.

The lawmakers took turn to express dissatisfaction over the attitude of the union members and the excesses of the management of the institution.

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