In a bid to enhance its legislative functions, the Oyo State House of Assembly has officially constituted 24 standing committees for the current 10th Assembly. This announcement was made by the Speaker of the Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, during the plenary session held on Thursday.
The composition of these standing committees marks a significant milestone for the 10th Assembly as it seeks to function in full force. The committees will play a crucial role in ensuring effective governance and accountability in the state.
One of the notable committees is the Finance, Appropriation, and State Economic Planning Committee, which will be chaired by Sunkanmi Babalola, with Gbenga Oyekola serving as the Vice Chairman. This committee will oversee matters related to the state’s finances, budgeting, and economic planning. Other members of the committee include Waheed Akintayo, Olorunpoto Rahman, and Modiu Akande.
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Another vital committee is the Security and Strategy Committee, which will be chaired by Daud Olalere. This committee will focus on security issues within the state and develop strategies to ensure the safety and well-being of its residents. Olorunpoto Rahman, Akintunde Olajide, and Rasak Mabaje are among the members of this committee.
The House Standing Committee on Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters, and State Honors will be led by Hon. Akintunde Olajide, with Hon. Bamidele Adeola serving as the Vice Chairman. This committee will oversee matters related to local government administration, traditional institutions, and state honors. Rasak Mabaje and Peter Ojedokun are also members of this committee.
In addition, the Committee on Special Duties will be chaired by the deputy Speaker, Muhammed Fadeyi, with Sanjo Onaolapo as the Vice Chairman. This committee will handle special assignments and projects as directed by the Assembly. Gbenga Oyekola, Yusuf Adebisi, Babajide Gabriel, and Peter Ojedokun complete the list of members for this committee.
The constitution of these standing committees is a testament to the commitment of the 10th Assembly to fulfill its legislative responsibilities effectively. These committees will provide a platform for thorough deliberations and decision-making on various issues affecting the state.
Furthermore, the appointment of experienced individuals to chair these committees ensures that the Assembly benefits from their wealth of knowledge and expertise. This move is expected to enhance the quality of legislative decisions and promote good governance in Oyo State.
The announcement of the standing committees is a significant development that will have a direct impact on the lives of the people of Oyo State. These committees will serve as a bridge between the government and the citizens, ensuring that their concerns and needs are adequately addressed.
As the 10th Assembly embarks on its legislative journey, it is poised to make a positive impact on the development and progress of Oyo State. The constitution of these standing committees is a step in the right direction, demonstrating the Assembly’s commitment to effective governance and accountability.
With these committees in place, the 10th Assembly is well-positioned to tackle the challenges facing the state and work towards achieving its developmental goals. The committees will play a vital role in shaping policies, making informed decisions, and ensuring transparency in the legislative process.
the constitution of the 24 standing committees by the Oyo State House of Assembly is a significant milestone for the 10th Assembly. These committees will play a crucial role in driving effective governance, promoting accountability, and addressing the needs of the people of Oyo State. The appointment of experienced individuals to chair these committees is a testament to the Assembly’s commitment to good governance and the overall development of the state.