LOKOJA – The Kogi State House of Assembly through its House Committee Chairman on Judiciary Justice and Protocols, Hon. (Barr.) Cosmas Atabor has announced the decision of the House to conduct public hearing on seven Bills which recently passed through the second reading in the House.
The House Committee Chairman on Judiciary and Protocol, Barr. Cosmas Atabor stated this yesterday in Lokoja.
Barrister Atabor said the public hearing is in accordance with the State 7th Assembly’s determination and commitment to make laws that will continue to promote good governance in the State.
“The House is therefore calling on the general public and stakeholders to either send memorandum or make their physical appearance to submit their contributions that will make those bills meet up with global best practice in the affected sectors.”
The program which is scheduled to hold on 11th and 12th August, 2020 at the Assembly Complex, Lokoja by 10am.
The bill for a Law on Agricultural Produce within Kogi State and other matters connected therewith, 2019; A bill for a law to repeal and reenact the Kogi State Public Procurement Law 2014, A bill for a Law to establish Magisterial Court and other matters connected therewith 2020 and A Bill for a Law to make Provisions Enacting the Kogi State Education Law and other matters connected therewith, 2020 are scheduled for Tuesday, August 11.
“While on Wednesday, August 12th the following bills will also receive public opinion:House Bill 13: A Bill for a Law to make provisions for the Office of the Auditor-General for Local Government Areas in Kogi State, Enact the Local Government Audit Law and other matters connected therewith, 2020. House Bill 14: A Bill for a Law to make Provisions Enacting the Kogi State Education Law and other matters connected therewith, 2020, House Bill 16: A Bill for a Law to provide for the Establishment of the Central Reference Hospital, Okene and for other matters connected therewith, 2020, House Bill 17: A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology, Osara, Kogi State and other matters connected therewith, 2020.”
He urged all relevant stakeholders to send in their input on the above listed bills.End