Ogun state house of assembly passes bill to rename Tai Solarin College of Educations after Awujale

Barely 48 hours after scaling second reading, a bill seeking to alter the nomenclature of the Tai Solarin College of Education to  Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, Omu-Ajose Law, 2021 has being passed by Ogun State House of Assembly.

Penpushing reports that,the bill titled,”HB.NO 066/OG/2021- The Sikiru Adetona College of Education, Science and Technology, Omu-Ajose Law, 2021 and H.B. No. 065/OG/2021 was passed on Thursday at the plenary by the lawmakers.

The passage of the bill was meant to put in place legislations targeted at addressing the identity challenge being faced by the college of education in accessing intervention funds, while broading its scope and operations as well as positioning the institution for better academic performance

Penpushing further reports the lawmakers in the same vein, passed bill on the State Fiscal Responsibility Commission (Amendment) Law, 2021 which would ensure prudent management of the State’s resources, thereby achieving greater accountability and transparency in fiscal operations.

The passage of the bills followed the separate presentations of the reports of the committee on Education, Science and Technology by the Chairman, Adeyemi Ademuyiwa, as well as his Finance and Appropriation counterpart, Kunle Sobukanla, who equally moved the motions for their adoption.

The motions were seconded respectively by  Adegoke Adeyanju and Ganiyu Oyedeji and supported by the whole House;  through a voice vote, after which the bills were later read and adopted clause by clause by the Committee of the  House.

Penpushing also reports that, subsequently, the motion for the third reading of the bills was moved by the Majority Leader, Yusuf Sheriff, seconded by Ademuyiwa and Abdul Bashir Oladunjoye respectively; after which the Deputy Clerk of the House, Mrs. Funmi Adeyemi, took the third reading of the bills before the lawmakers.

Meanwhile, the Speaker, Rt Hon Olakunle Oluomo while responding directed that the clean copies of the bills be forwarded to   Governor Dapo Abiodun for his assent.

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