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Ogun, Lagos, Oyo, Ondo assemblies finally pass Amotekun bill

The Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun and Ondo Houses of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps bill into law. The bill seeks to unify the proposed law guiding the security outfit (Amotekun) jointly established by the six South-West governors.

In Ogun, the bill titled ‘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’ sent by Governor Dapo Abiodun was passed 19 days after.

In Oyo State, the House of Assembly called on Governor Seyi Makinde to sign the bill into law after passing it.

In Osun State, the House of Assembly passed the bill after amending some of the clauses in the bill.

The Lagos State House of Assembly unanimously passed the bill after the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, and his colleagues read it for the third time.

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