Absenteeism ; Kogi Law makers to face sanctions.

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Absenteeism ; Kogi Law makers to face sanctions.

Due to incessant absence of some members of the kogi state House of Assembly from plenary sessions, the Speaker Prince Mathew Kolawole has warned members has warned them to desist or be ready to face sanctions.

The speaker who made the observation at Tuesday plenary sitting said any lawmaker who is fond of doing so would be termed to be absent.

He however, moved a motion to take effect and it was seconded by the majority leader representing Ajaokuta State Constituency Bello Hassan Balogun.

Citing relevant sessions of the House rules, the speaker noted that the motion so moved was to put to effect relevant sessions of the Houseouse rules.

It was however gathered that some lawmakers who were absent at Tuesday plenary attended the executive session held at the speakers office.

Meanwhile, a bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the Kogi State Hotel and Edict, 1995, establishing the Kogi State Hotels and Tourism Board and a bill for a law to establish Kogi State Erosion and Watershed Management agency have passed through second reading in the house.

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