Barely 48 hours to the expiration of the current legislative tenure, the leadership of the Kwara State House of Assembly yesterday passed a bill seeking for the establishment of Bureau of Public Private Partnership in the state into law.
The establishment of the Bureau is aimed at ensuring accelerated economic transformation and infrastructural development of the state through Public, Private Partnership.
It would equally diversify economic landscape of the state, generate employment opportunity for the teeming youth and increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, of the state.
The passage of the bill into law followed the adoption by the House, the report of the House Committee on Commerce and Cooperatives, Industries and Women Affairs presented by its chairman, Hajia Segilola Abdulkadir.
Meanwhile, the committee had noted in its report that all the stakeholders had expressed desirability for the passage of the bill, pointing out that the law would ensure accelerated development of the state.
The Speaker however directed the Clerk to the House, Mr. Ayotunde Oyeniyi to read the bill for the third time and prepare clean copy for the governor’s assent.
With the passage of this bill into law, the outgoing 7th Legislature under the leadership of Barrister Razak Atunwa has passed 42 bills into law, 41 Motions and 150 Resolutions arising from Petitions and Motions within the last four years.