The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed into law five bills, including the social investment programme bill.
Others also passed are bills for a law to provide for the retirement of judiciary staff in Kogi State and other matters connected therewith; a bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the customary court of appeal (Establishment ) law 2008 and other matters connected therewith, and a bill for a law to establish the Kogi State meat hygiene and inspection and other matters connected therewith 2024.
It also passed a bill for a law for the establishment of Kogi State Secondary Board and other matters connected therewith 2024.
Comfort Nwuchiola, the Deputy Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly, supervised the consideration of the bills, clause by clause by the lawmakers in the House.
The five bills passed into law by the hallowed chamber are expected to be assented to by the Governor of Kogi State.
In a related development, a bill for a law to establish Kogi State College of Agriculture, Ochaja-Egume, and other purposes connected therewith, 2024 has also passed through a second reading in the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Leading the debate on the floor of the house Thursday, Enema Paul, immediate past Deputy Speaker, said that “the college when established would serve as a fertile ground that would help build the required intellectual capacity needed to enhance agricultural output in the state.”