Assembly passes 200 bills, 700 motions in Kogi


Over 200 private members and executive bills have been passed by the Kogi State House of Assembly.

Speaker of the house, Prince Mathew Kolawole disclosed this while briefing journalists in Lokoja on Tuesday.

Kolawole noted that as legislators they were elected to make laws for the good people of Kogi State.

His words, “I can authoritatively say without mincing words that during my tenure as the Speaker of the assembly, within one year we are able to pass over fifty bills and virtually all the bills we passed are economic driven for the good governance of Kogi State which have really helped the state to improve on its revenue generation effort and other sundry areas of needs.

“I can also say that so far so good we are able to pass over 200 bills both private members bills and executive bills both sixth and seventh House of Assembly. Also, our motions are uncountable and substantive. We have passed over 700 motions which are good for the state”.

The longest-serving Speaker in the history of Kogi State said he started the House of Assembly membership as a majority leader even though he was a first-timer.

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