Osun Assembly Passes Waste Management Bill

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Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo

Osun State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the State Waste Management Authority Bill 2016.

The bill was passed at the plenary following a motion by the Leader of the House, Honourable Timothy Owoeye and seconded by member representing Ola-Oluwa constituency, Honourable Ajibola Akinloye.

The Deputy Speaker, Honourable Akintunde Adegboye, who presided over the plenary session, said, the bill would guarantee environmental cleanliness and add to the revenue generation sources of the state.

He then charged the executive to ensure the effective implementation of the bill after the assent of the governor with a view to ensuring that the purpose is served.

Besides, the State of Osun Public Private Partnership Bill has passed through the second reading before the house, with members calling for its accelerated passage.

Owoeye noted that the main focus of the bill is to ensure provision and development of infrastructure with the involvement of private investors.