Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has sent to the state House of Assembly, a Bill seeking to establish the Ogun State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps.
The Bill was forwarded to the House on Wednesday after an extensive deliberation on it a day earlier at the State’s Executive meeting chaired by Abiodun.
The House of Assembly presided over by Speaker Kunle Oluomo, on Thursday acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from the Governor conveying the proposed Bill, Vanguard reports.
The Assembly reiterated its renewed assurance of harnessing the views of the citizenry and necessary stakeholders in the legislative process of ensuring the speedy passage of the bill into law,.
The proposed bill according to the governor’s letter to the Assembly dated 12th February, 2020, read by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, was approved at the second meeting of the State Executive Council held on Friday, 11th of February, 2020, with a view to maintaining law and order in the State.
“I forward herewith 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 for connected purposes as approved at the second meeting of the Executive Council of Ogun State held on 11th February, 2020, for the kind consideration and passage of the House of Assembly,” the letter partly reads.