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CRISIS IN LAGOS ASSEMBLY, TWO PRINCIPAL OFFICERS REMOVED, TWO OTHER MEMBERS SUSPENDED

...Observes first reading of the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority Bill and Animal Bill, 2020

…Commits Land Use Charge Regulations, 2020 and Stamp Duty Regulations 2020 to House Committee on Finance

Based on the crisis rocking Lagos State House of Assembly under Rt.(Hon) Mudashiru Obasa, the Chief Whip, Hon. Rotimi Abiru representing Shomolu II and Deputy Majority Leader, Hon. Olumuyiwa Jimoh representing Apapa II has been at Plenary session on Monday, 9th March, 2020, TCPNews Reports

The request was unanimously moved according to the provisions of the Rules and Standing Orders of House by 27 Honourable Members with the approval granted the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa.

Consequently, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, noted that the Parliament serves as the heartbeat of every Democracy and its sanctity and positive response is key, and therefore should be guided, hence the need to discipline.

“It is very obvious that the hope of the people is missing and it is of this notes that I invoke Orders 68, 71, (4)(a)(b)(11) and (111) of the Rules and Standing Order of the House in respect of gross misconduct and insubordination. Actions that can destabilise the House. I thereby vote and move that Hon. Moshood Oshun representing Lagos Mainland II and Hon. Adewale Raheem representing Ibeju/Lekki Constituency II be on suspension indefinitely”. He said.

Earlier, the House committed Land Use Charge Regulations, 2020 and Stamp Duty Regulations 2020 to House Committee on Finance chaired by Hon. Rotimi Olowo representing Shomolu Constituency I to report back in a week.

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