Photos As Ooni of Ife Visits Lagos Assembly, Meets With Obasa

Photos As Ooni of Ife Visits Lagos Assembly, Meets With Obasa

  • The Lagos state parliament has passed a bill to open a training institute for operatives of RRS, LASTMA, LNSC, and a host of other law enforcement agencies in the state
  • This means all the various law enforcement agencies will undergo cognitive training so as to build their mental capacity, emotional intelligence and human relation
  • Speaker of the house, Mudashiru Obasa who read out the bill ordered that the clean copy be sent to the governor for assent

The Lagos state parliament on Monday, April 4 played host to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogúnwusi, reports.

Receiving the highly revered monarch, the speaker of the Lagos parliament, Mudashiru Obasa introduced him to the legislative house before the start of a plenary session.

Mudashiru Obasa, Lagos House of Assembly, Ooni of Ife
Rt Hon. Mudashiru Obasa read out the bill to create a training institute for law enforcement agencies in Lagos. Photo Credit: (Lagos State House of Assembly)
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Obasa who is had been a long-term friend of Oba Ogúnwusi held a short meeting with the monarch before the commencement of the plenary.

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In his remark, Oba Ogúnwusi thanked the Lagos state legislative chamber for acknowledging his presence as he spoke in the Yoruba language.

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He however urged the legislative chamber to be good ambassadors of the Yoruba language and the culture so as to prevent it from extinction.

Mudashiru Obasa, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogúnwusi, Yoruba Language
Rt Hon. Mudashiru Obasa and Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogúnwusi taking a stroll at the Lagos parliament complex in Oregun. Photo Credit: (Mudashiru Obasa)
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Oba Ogúnwusi noted that the Yoruba culture and language are widely appreciated internationally and he urged them to channel the same energy and passion to preserve it.

He said:

"People in other countries honour and cherish the Yoruba language, but sadly here at home, we seem not to cherish what is ours.
“I, therefore, urge the Lagos State House of Assembly, to do all within its power to persuade other state Assemblies in Yoruba speaking areas, to see the sense, in conducting their House businesses in Yoruba, like this, is one of the surest ways to promote our language and cultural heritage."

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Ooni of Ife, Mudashiru Obasa, Lagos Assembly, Yoruba Language
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogúnwusi in a brief meeting with the speaker, Mudashiru Obasa at the Lagos state House of Assembly complex. Photo Credit: (Mudashiru Obasa)
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Lagos assembly passes bill for law enforcement training institute

Meanwhile, at the plenary session, the Lagos state parliament passed the bill to create a law enforcement training institute in the state.

This means law enforcement agencies like RSS, LASTMA, LNSC, and others will undergo world-class tutorship and capacity-building lessons before joining the agency.

However, the house has resorted to sending a clean copy of the bill to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for assent.

Lagos parliament celebrate Tinubu at 70

Meanwhile, the Lagos state House of Assembly in celebration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu held a special plenary session to celebrate the APC national leader.

The Lagos parliament has identified Tinubu as a highly influential figure that has helped in the positive transition of democracy in Lagos even down to the Lagos parliament.

During a special plenary held in honour of the national leader, the Lagos parliament said he was instrumental in the state legislative chamber obtaining financial autonomy.

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President Buhari sends special message to Tinubu

In the mood of his birthday, President Muhammadu Buhari also joined in the celebration of Bola Tinubu who turned 70 on Tuesday, March 29.

He acknowledged his efforts in helping the APC attain a huge landmark in Nigerian politics stating that the party became a stronghold because of his influence.

Buhari went further to describe him as a man with courage and strong will whose sole course is to put his people's interest first before any other thing.


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