Ogun assembly considers bill to regulate tenancy agreements

Ogun State House of Assembly is considering a bill seeking to regulate the rights of landlords and tenants in the state

The bill titled:’ tenancy agreement bill’, scaled the second reading during the Thursday plenary of the assembly in Abeokuta

The House Majority Leader, Adeyinka Mafe in a lead debate on the bill, said when passed into law, will reduce the frequent conflicts between landlords and tenants in rented properties across the state.

Mafe added that the bill will minimize the rate at which tenants are being ejected from rented properties by landlords in the state

Deputy Speaker, Kunle Oluomo, the chief whip, Idowu Olowofuja, as well as Oludotun Fasanya and Olayiwola Ojodu said it will check the excesses of both landlords and tenants, and spell out the procedure for landlords to recover properties from tenants

The speaker, Suraj Adekunmbi, referred the bill to the house’s land and housing committee for further legislative action.

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