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Osun Assembly Screens Justice Siyanbola, Osun Audit Bill scales second reading

By Israel Afolabi – Osogbo

Gov Gboyega Oyetola

The State of Osun House of Assembly has screened the Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s appointee for the President Customary Court of Appeal, Justice AbdulRaheem Akanbi Siyanbola.


Justice Siyanbola was screened at the House of Assembly Osogbo.

In his remarks, the Speaker of the Parliament Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye described Justice Siyanbola as upright man, discipline and capable person for the office.

He said that the appointment of justice Siyanbola is like square peg in a square hole.

According to him, Your nomination is like square peg in a square hole.


“There is no way to compare any common man with good family man” he added.

He noted that there is no way to compare any common man with good family man.

He confirmed that the 7th assembly in the state would continue to serve the people and the state with diligence and loyalty.

He also noted that the three arms of government are determiner of citizens.

Meanwhile, in his response, Justice Siyanbola promised to work hand in hand with others to lift the Customary Court of Appeal to greater height.

He also promised on quick dispensation of justice on the cases.

According to him, I will work hand in hand with others to lift customary court of appeal to greater height.


“And quick dispensation of justice will be my priority and work on permanent site of the court” he added.


In another development, the State of Osun Audit Amendment No 2 bill 2021 scale through second reading at the floor of House of Assembly.


The Speaker of the Parliament Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye said that the amendment would ensure prudent and accountability.


According to him, In accordance with the best practice of the globe the bill need to be amended.

Chairman Public Account Committee Hon. Olugbenga Ogunkanmi during the presentation of its Policy Thrust noted that the bill would consolidate the existing law.

In their various remarks, the lawmakers said that the bill would allow accountability and transparency in auditing.

They noted that the bill would assist in amending the existing law.

They said the state must emulate best practice of the world for people to enjoy dividend of democracy.


Meanwhile, the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye has directed Commissioner for Water Resources to appear before the House of Assembly on Friday with his team for clarification.

Edited by Felix Ajide

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