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Ogun assembly receives proclamation notice for 9th legislature

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Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has sent a proclamation notice to the State House of Assembly for the holding of the first session of the Nineth State House of Assembly on Monday, 10th June, 2019.

The notice dated 7th June, 2019 and signed by the Governor, is in accordance with sub section (1) of Section 105 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The proclamation notice partly reads: “Whereas, it is provided in Sub-section (1) of Section 105 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, that the person elected as Governor of the State shall have power to issue a proclamation for the holding of the House of Assembly of the State after his being sworn-in:

Now, therefore, I, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun, MFR, Governor of Ogun State of Nigeria, in exercise of the power conferred upon me by sub-sections (3) of Section 105 of the Constitution aforesaid, and all powers enabling me in that behalf hereby proclaim that the First Session of the Nineth Legislature of the Ogun State House of Assembly shall hold on Monday 10th June, 2019″.

The Governor had earlier sent a notice of proclamation for the dissolution of the eighth Ogun State House of Assembly on 7th June, 2019.

According to the notice, the Assembly of a State shall stand dissolved at the expiration of a period of four years, commencing from the day of the first sitting of the House.

” It is further provided in Sub-section (3)of the said Section 105 that the person elected as Governor of the State shall have power to issue a Proclamation for the dissolution of the House of Assembly of the State as provided in the said Section 105.

And whereas the Eighth Legislature of the Ogun State House of Assembly had the first sitting at its section on 8th June, 2015:

Now therefore, I, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun, MFR, Governor of Ogun State of Nigeria, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by Sub-section (3) of Section 105 of the Constitution aforesaid, and all powers enabling me in that behalf hereby proclaim that the Eighth Ogun State House of Assembly shall stand dissolved on 7th June, 2019″, the notice stated

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