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Financial autonomy for State Assemblies, Judiciaries

THE widespread clamour for financial autonomy for State Houses of Assembly and Judiciaries bore fruitful results recently when President Muhammadu Buhari signed a Bill into law granting this request. The new law, which was part of the Bills under the Fourth Constitution Alteration efforts presented to the President by the National Assembly after going through the elaborate due processes, ensures that these estates of the state governments will no longer be hampered by executive control over their finances.

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Edo House’s rejection of autonomy for state Assemblies sad, says Omo-Ojo

A former  Commissioner for Arts and Culture and later Transport in the Adams Oshiomhole administration in Edo State, Mr. Orobosa Omo-Ojo, has described the decision by members of Edo State House of Assembly to vote against the granting autonomy to state Houses of Assembly, local government councils and the judiciary as a sad commentary in the political history of Edo people.

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