Member representing Lagelu State Constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Akintunde Olajide aka AKT has applauded the passage of the Oyo State Market Leaders Council Bill, 2020 into Law.
Hon Akintunde Olajide gave the commendation on Tuesday shortly after the passage of the bill by the Oyo State House of Assembly.
The Lawmaker who sponsored the Bill said it was not only meant to regulate and reposition the activities of the market leaders in Oyo State but also to give them due recognition in the scheme of things.
Hon Akintunde described the Bill as the first of its kind in Oyo State.
” I am happy that the Bill has eventually been passed. It is a dream come true. It will bring a total reform to the market leaders Council in Oyo State. Our relentless effort in this regard has yielded result at least with the passage of the Bill into Law. ” Hon Akintunde said
He said once the law is assented to by the Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, the offices of Babaloja and Iyaloja General at the State level will become rotational among all the administrative zones.
” We have included so many clauses that will promote and foster peace and harmony among various societies within our markets. The Babaloja and Iyaloja in the new law will also perform other functions that will enhance their effectiveness and also synergy in their activities. ” Hon Akintunde added.