The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the state Security Trust Fund Bill (2015) into law, while two other bills successfully passed through the First Reading at a plenary of the House.
The Security Trust Fund Bill seeks to establish a fund to foster effective and enduring Public /Private Partnership collaboration for crime prevention, containment and eradication in Ekiti State.
The two other bills that passed through the First Reading at the House Plenary in Ado-Ekiti are Office of the Public Defender Bill (2015) and Ekiti State Kidnap and Terrorism (Prohibition) Bill (2015).
According to a statement from the office of the Special Assistant (Media) to the Speaker of the House, Stephen Gbadamosi, the Security Trust Fund Bill was passed after the Chairman of the House Committee on Security and Special Duties, Hon. Pelemo Dare, presented his committee’s report on the bill.