Abiodun signs security trust fund, Ogroma bills into laws
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly, into law.The bill was signed by the governor after it was presented to him by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Similarly, the governor has also signed into law the Ogun State Road Maintenance Agency (Amendment) 2019, passed by the State Assembly.Abiodun had last weekend inaugurated the Committee of the Trust Fund, headed by Mr. Bolaji Balogun to source fund for the acquisition and deployment of security equipment as well as ash human materials and financial resources necessary to prevent crime and preserve public peace.
The committee is also to promote the effect encyclopaedia of all security agencies in the state, hold gifts, property and money for the purpose of crime prevention, moblise funding and resources in cash or kind from the public, private, corporate or institutional or all other sources and manage those resources in a transparent and accountable manner for the purpose of public security.
The committee is also to reserve part of the fund for the training and retraining of security personnel, as well as do and perform other functions for the purpose of public security as contained in the State Security Law 2011 as amended by the State Security Trust Fund Law, 2019.
With the signing of the Ogun State Road Maintenance Agency (OGROMA) bill into law, the deplorable township and rural roads in the state would soon begin to wear new look as the agency swings into action.The administration of Prince Abiodun resuscitated the agency to serve as a quick fix mechanism to address the deplorable condition of township and rural roads.
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