Ekiti Assembly: State Audit Service Commission and the office of Auditors General for state and local governments bill passes second reading.

A bill for a law to provide for the establishment of the Ekiti State Audit Service Commission and the office of Auditors General for state and local governments has successfully passed through the second reading at the Ekiti State House of Assembly.
The Leader of Business, Gboyega Aribisogan said the bill seeked to establish the state Audit Commission for  the appointment, discipline and  promotions of staff.
Members, in their various submissions, were of the opinion that the bill would ensure proper formulation, control and implementation of policies by the State Audit department and the Audit Commission, in line with world best practices.
The Speaker of the House, Funminiyi Afuye, commended his colleagues for their extensive contributions on the bill, and agreed that the bill would enhance job performance as well as promote good governance in Ekiti State.
The Bill was committed to the House Committee on Public Account for further legislative scrutiny.
Two other Bills, the Ekiti State Consumer Protection Bill, 2021 and The Ekiti State Victims Charter Bill, 2021 passed through the first reading at the House plenary.
Meanwhile, the Lawmaker representing Moba II, Hon. Arubu Michael has solicited the assistance of the State Government through the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) towards bringing succour to the people of Erinmope Ekiti whose properties were destroyed recently by rainstorm.
Hon Arubu, while speaking under Matters of Public Importance, said most victims are now homeless.
He called for urgent attention to the affected people towards assisting them.
The Speaker, Rt.Hon Funminiyi Afuye sympathised with the people of Erinmope and other towns and villages  across Ekiti State affected by the   recent rainstorm.
He pointed out that Government had already taken stocks of the situation with concrete action ongoing.
He however harps on the need for the people to support the urban renewal policy of the state government towards reducing the effect of such occurrence in the future.

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