The Oyo and Lagos State Houses of Assembly on Tuesday passed their state Security Network Agency Bill, 2020 codenamed Operation Amotekun into law.
In Oyo, the lawmakers in their dressing had showed their readiness for the day’s business as majority of them wore customised outfits in the shade of leopard skin.
The session started with a clause by clause consideration of the bill before it eventual third reading and final adoption and passage.
While some of the lawmakers wore amulets, armbands depicting combat ready atmosphere, the lawmakers’ unanimously reechoed the whining of the leopard the moment the Speaker, Adebo Ogundoyin hit the gavel passing the bill into law.
Local hunters’ chants and songs immediately rented the air of the hallowed Chambers with lawmakers congratulating each other on the extent of the job done.
In Lagos State House of Assembly at plenary on Tuesday also passed the bill to create Amotekun Corps as a special unit of the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps.
It passed the bill after taking the third reading of the amendment to the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps Agency Law 2019.
The amendment bill had successfully gone through all the different stages of lawmaking ,which includes first and second reading, holding public hearing, laying and presentation of committees report, adoption of report by House, third reading and finally passage.