Ogun State House of Assembly passes Amotekun bill
The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed the bill to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.
The bill was passed on Tuesday which is barely 19 days after receiving the bill from the Executive Arm, as part of its determination to stem crimes in the State.
The bill entitled: “HB No 35/OG/2020- “A Bill for a law to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps to Assist in Maintaining Law and Order in the State and Connected Purposes” was passed during a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo, following the presentation of report of the Special Ad-hoc Committee on Security and Strategy by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sherif.
Hon. Sherif moved the motion to adopt the report and was seconded by Hon. Musefiu Lamidi. The bill was read and adopted clause-by-clause.
The motion for the third reading of the bill was later moved by the Majority Leader, seconded by Olusola Adams, while the Acting Clerk of the Assembly, Deji Adeyemo, did the third reading of the bill.
Following the third reading, Speaker Oluomo ordered that a clean copy of the bill be forwarded to Governor Abiodun for his approval.