KWHA

KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Terms of Reference

There shall be a committee to be known as the committee of selection appointed at the commencement of every session to perform the functions allocated to it by these rules, and for such other matters as the House may from time to time refer to it.

The Committee of Selection shall consist of the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker and accordance with their numerical strength in the House.

The Speaker shall be Chairman of the Selection Committee and in his absence the Deputy Speaker.

The Committee’s functions shall includes:-

  • nominating members to serve on any ad- hoc Special Committee to consider any special matter brought before the House; and
  • such members as may be going on parliamentary delegation other than Committees.

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Rules and Business Committee


Hon. Magaji Abubakar O.
Chairman


Hon. Yusuf Atoyebi M.
Member


Hon. Bello John O.
Member


Hon. Jimoh Ali Yusuf
Member


Ahmed K. Olayiwola
Secretary

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Rule and Business Committee appointed at the commencement of the life of the House consisting of members nominated by the various political parties represented in the House in accordance with their numerical strength.

The functions of the Rules and Business Committee shall include:-

  • Schedulling the business of the House and causing them to be printed on the order paper.
  • Allocation to time for the business of the House.
  • Organizing parliamentary calender of the House
  • House Organization relative to Rules and procedure of the House
  • Organizing oversight of the Whole House and Legislative study tour

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Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as House service Committee Consisting of members, appointed at the commencement of the life of the House to look after the welfare of Hon. Members.

The Committee's jurisdiction shall cover the underlisted activities

a. Annual Budget Estimates of the House

b. The Committee shall perform and undertake assignments as directed by the Speaker

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as the Public Accounts Committee consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

It shall be the duty of the Committee to examine the accounts showing the appropriation of the sums granted by the House to meet the public expenditure, together with the Auditors’ Reports thereon. For the purposes of discharging that duty, have power to send for persons, papers and records to report to the House from time to time and to sit notwithstanding the adjournment of the House.

The Auditor General (state) and the Auditor General (Local Government) shall bring to the attention of the Committee any pre payment audit quarries raised by the internal Auditor or Local Government Councils but over ruled by the Chief Executive.

The Public Accounts Committee shall have the power to examine any account or reports of statutory Corporations and Boards after they shall have been laid on the Table of the House and to report thereon from time to time to the House and to sit notwithstanding any adjournment of the House     

House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources


Hon. Ojo Olayiwola O.
Chairman


Hon. Ndamusa M. G.
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Mohammed B. S.
Member


Hon. Ganiyu Folabi S.
Member


Hon. Hassan A. Elewu
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be Known as Committees on Agriculture and Natural Resources consisting of members appointed at commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover:

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals;
  • Agriculture generally;
  • Agricultural Colleges and experiment station;
  • Agriculture education and extension services;
  • Agriculture economic and research;
  • Agriculture production and marketing stabilization of prices of agricultural products and commodities (not including distribution outside Nigeria);
  • Animal husbandry and fish production;
  • Crop insurance and soil conservation;
  • Diary industry;
  • Entomology and plant quarantine;
  • Extension of farm credit and farm security;
  • Production inspection and pest control;
  • Inspection of livestock and meat products;
  • Veterinary services;
  • Plants industry, soils and agricultural engineering;
  • Commodities exchanges;
  • Rural development;

House Committee on Finance & Appropriation


Hon. Ambali Olatunji I.
Chairman


Hon. Abdullahi H. Danbaba
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Ojo O. Oyebode
Member


Hon. Abolarin G. Gabriel
Member


Hon. Ndamusa M. Guyegi
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Finance and Appropriation, consisting of Members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • The Budget proposals,
  • Conducting continuing studies of effects on budget outlay or relevant existing and proposed legislation and to report the results on such studies to the House on a recurring basis.
  • Requesting and evaluating continuing studies of tax expenditures, to devise methods of coordinating expenditure policies and programme with direct budget outlays and to report the result of such studies to the House on recurring basis,
  • Reviewing on a continuing basis, the conduct by the State Assembly Budget, its function and duties.
  • Appropriation of the revenue for the support of Government;
  • Rescission of appropriations contained in appropriation Law. The Committee shall include separate heading for “Rescission” and “Transfers of unexpanded Balance” in any bill resolution as reported from the Committee under its jurisdiction specified in sub-paragraph (b) or (c) with all proposed rescissions and proposed transfers listed there and shall include a separate section with respect to such rescissions or transfers in the accompanying committee report.
  • Rescission of appropriations contained in appropriation Laws- The Committee shall include separate heading for “Rescission and “Transfers of unexpected Balanced” in any bill or resolution as reported from the Committee under its jurisdiction specified in sub-paragraph (b) or (c) with all proposed transfers listed there and shall include a separate section with respect to such rescissions or transfers in Accompanying committee report.
  • The committee on Finance and Appropriation shall within thirty days after the transmittal of the Budget as a whole with particular reference to –
    • The basic recommendations and budgetary policies of the Governor in the presentation of the Budget and
    • The fiscal, financial and economic assumptions used as bases in arriving at total estimated expenditures and receipts
  • In holding hearing pursuant to sub – paragraph

    The committee shall receive testimony from the Commissioner of Finance, the Director of Budget and such other person as the committee may desire

    Hearings pursuant to sub – paragraph (a) or any part thereof, shall be held in open session and with a quorum present determined by roll call vote that the testimony to be taken at that hearing on that day may be related to a matter of state security, provided; however; that the committee may by the same procedure close one subsequent day of hearing. A transcript of all such hearings shall be printed copy thereof furnished to each member.

    In addition, the committee on Finance and appropriation shall study on a continuing basis those provision of law which (on the first day of the first fiscal hear for which the state assembly budget process effectively provides spending authority or permanent budget authority and shall report to the House from time to time its recommendation for termination or modifying such provisions.

House Committee on Education and Human Capital Development


Hon. Mohammed B. S.
Chairman


Hon. Awolola O. Ayokunle
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Jimoh A. Yusuf
Member


Hon. Saheed A. Popoola
Member


Hon. Hassan A. Elewu
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Education and Human Capital Development, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals;
  • measures relating to education.

House Committee on Commerce, Industries, Women Affairs and Social Development


Hon. Babatunde A. Paku
Chairman


Hon. Hassan A. Elewu
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Aliyu W. Opakunle
Member


Hon. Abolarin G. Gabriel
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Commerce, Industries, Women Affairs and Social Development consisting of members appointed as the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Paratatals; 
  • Commerce and Cooperatives in the State generally;
  • Measures to foster Commercial and Industrial interest of the State;
  • Consumer Affairs and Consumer protection;
  • Trade fairs and exhibitions;
  • All matters relating to Market and Trade Associations in the State;
  • All matters relating to Solid Minerals;
  • All matters relating to Women and children affairs;
  • Assistance to and protection of small business including financial aids;
  • Veterans' measures general;
  • Compensation, vocational rehabilitation;
  • Re-adjustment of servicemen to civil life;
  • Social Development matters;
  • Social welfare including family and juvenile welfare services, motherless babies and abandoned children;
  • Rehabilitation and Vocational Training for destitutes, handicapped persons and care of the aged.

House Committee on Water Resources


Hon. Abdullahi H. Danbaba
Chairman


Hon. Yusuf A. A. Gbenga
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Ganiyu F. Salahu
Member


Abdulgafar O. Ayinla
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Water Resources, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals,
  • River Basins Development;
  • Dams and Canals;
  • Urban and Rural water supply.

House Committee on Works & Transport


Hon. Abolarin G. Gabriel
Chairman


Hon. Babatunde A. Paku
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Abdullahi H. Danbaba
Member


Hon. Yusuf A. A. Gbenga
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Works & Transport, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals,
  • Inland waterways;
  • Land and air Transportation;
  • All other forms of public transportation;
  • Supervision and control of the establishment of motor parks;
  • Measures relating to the construction or maintenance of State Roads and Bridges;
  • Traffic regulation on State Roads;
  • Public buildings, including State Assembly;

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Energy, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee's jurisdiction shall cover:

All matter relating to Energy

House Committee on Youth, Sports and Information


Hon. Awolola O. Ayokunle
Chairman


Hon. Awodiji O.Felix
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Abdullahi H. Danbaba
Member


Hon. Abdulgafar O. Ayinla
Member


Hon. Mohammed B. Salihu
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Youth, Sports, and Information consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimate of the respective Ministries/parastatal,
  • Youth Movement.
  • Sporting Activities,
  • Publicity and Mass Media
  • Public Relations and Public Enlightment
  • (F) Information and communication
  • Registration of News paper and Magazine
  • Publishing
  • Relations with Kwara state printing and publishing Corporation
  • Relations with Kwara Television (KWTV)
  • Relations with Radio kwara
  • Relations with other private owned media house
  • Relations with national medial House in the State
  • State Cultural Heritage
  • State Tourism Sites

House Committee on Health and Environment


Hon. Owolabi O. Razaq
Chairman


Hon. Ambali O. Ibrahim
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Olarewaju B. John
Member


Hon. Mohammed B. Salihu
Member


Hon. Abolarin G. Gabriel
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Health and Environment, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimate of the respective Ministries/Parastatals
  • Medical and Health Services in the State generally
  • Traditional Medicine
  • State Government Hospitals and Clinics, Including psychiatric, orthopedic and eye Hospitals:
  • Family Planning
  • Primary Health care:
  • Rural Health Programme
  • Sanitation Environmental Hygiene and Food Control Standards
  • Drug abuse control, Drug manufacture and Drug quality control
  • patent medicine Licensing, Pharmacy inspection 

House Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary


Hon. Ganiyu F. Salahu
Chairman


Hon. Ahmed S. Baba
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Abdulgafar O. Ayinla
Member


Hon Ambali O. Ibrahim
Member


Hon. Ndamusa M. Guyegi
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary consisting of Members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee's jurisdiction shall cover measures relating to the code of official conduct.

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals
  • The Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary is authorized:
  • to recommend to the House from time to time such administrative action as it may deem appropriate to establish or enforce standards of official conduct for Members.
  • to investigate any alleged violation, by a member of  the Code of Conduct or of any Law, rule, regulation or other standard of conduct applicable to the conduct of such Member and, after notice and hearing, to recommend to the House by resolution or otherwise, such action as the Committee may deem appropriate in the circumstances;
  • to report to the appropriate State authorities, with the approval of the House, any substantial  evidence of a violation, by a Member of any law applicable to the performance of his duties or the discharge of his responsibilities, which may have been disclosed in a Committee investigation; and
  • to give consideration to the request of any Member for an advisory opinion with respect to the general propriety of any current or proposed conduct of such Member, and with appropriate deletions to assure the privacy of the individual concerned, to  publish such opinions for the guidance of other Members of the House.
  • No resolution, report or recommendation or advisory opinion relating to the Official Conduct of a Member shall be made by the Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Judiciary and no investigation of such conduct shall be undertaken by such Committee, unless approved by the affirmative vote of majority of the members of the Committee.
  • Except in the case of an investigation undertaken by the Committee on its own initiative the Committee may undertake an investigation relating to the official conduct of an individual Member of the House of Assembly only.

(i)            upon receipt of a complaint, in writing and under oath, made by or submitted to a Member of the House and transmitted to the Committee by such Member, or

(ii)           upon receipt of a complaint, in writing   and under oath, directly from an individual not a Member of the House if the Committee finds that such complaints have been submitted by such individual to not less than three Members of the House who have refused to transmit such complaint to the Committee.

  • No investigation shall be undertaken by the Committee of any alleged violation of a law, rule, regulation, or standard or conduct not in effect at the time of the alleged violation.
  • A Member of the Committee shall be ineligible to participate, as a member of  the Committee, in any Committee proceeding relating to his or her official conduct, any case in which a member of the Committee is ineligible to act as a member of the Committee under the preceding sentence, the Speaker of the House shall designate a Member of the House from the same political party as the ineligible member of the Committee to act as a Member of the Committee in any committee proceeding relating to the official conduct of such ineligible member.
  • A Member of the Committee may disqualify himself from participation of the conduct of a Member, Officer, or employee of the House upon the submission in writing and under oath of an affidavit or disqualification stating that he cannot render an Impartial and unbiased decision in the case in which he seeks to disqualify himself. If the Committee approves and accepts such affidavit of disqualification, the Chairman shall so notify the Speaker and request the Speaker to designate a Member of the House from the same political party as the disqualifying member of the Committee in any Committee proceeding relating to such investigation.
  • No information or testimony received, or the contents of a complaint or the fact of its finding shall be publicly disclosed by any Committee or staff member unless specifically authorized in each instance by a vote of the full committee.
  • Judicial matters generally
  • Constitutional matters
  • State Courts and Judges
  • Shariah Courts and Khadis
  • Measures relating to claims against the State.
  • Revision and codification of State Laws
  • The Committee shall cover oversight on the Office of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Deputy Governor, Secretary to the State Government, Public Private Partnership and Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission.


House Committee on Land, Housing and Urban Development


Hon. Awodiji O. Felix
Chairman


Hon. Babatunde A. Paku
Deputy Chairman 


Hon. Magaji A. Olawoyin
Member


Hon. Owolabi O. Rasaq
Member


Hon. Aliyu W. Opakunle
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Land, Housing and Urban Development, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatal,
  • Relations with Bureau of Lands;
  • Land Use and Allocation Matters;
  • Issuance and revocation of Certificate of Occupancy;
  • Matters relating to forfeiture of properties;
  • Land excision matters;
  • Relations with Physical Planning Authority;
  • Relationship with the Ministry of Housing and relations with Housing Corporation and Property Development;
  • Approval of Building plans and layouts;
  • Control and removal of illegal structures;
  • Matters on parks and playgrounds.


House Committee on Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs


Hon. Abdulgafar O. Ayinla
Chairman


Hon. Saheed A. Popoola
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Yusuf A. Musa
Member


Hon. Ahmed S. Baba
Member


Hon. Adetiba O. Olalekan
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals,
  • Local Government Administration generally;
  • Relations with Local Government Service Commission;
  • Matters relating to Local Government Reforms;
  • Relations with Local Government Chairmen and Councils;
  • Overseeing quarterly returns from Local Government;
  • Matters relating to Chieftaincy Affairs generally;
  • Matters relating to the Traditional Council;
  • Matters relating to Local Government Boundary Adjustment.

House Committee on Establishment and Public Service


Hon. Ndamusa M. Guyegi
Chairman


Hon. Adetiba O. Olalekan
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Jimoh A. Yusuf
Member


Hon. Ahmed S. Baba
Member


Hon. Yusuf A. A. Gbenga
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Establishment and Public Service, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals,
  • Establishment under the Civil Service;
  • Training, Manpower Development and Management Services in the Civil Service;
  • State Civil Service matters generally including parastatals;
  • Industrial and Trade Union relations;
  • Personnel records and statistics of the Civil Service;
  • Relations with Staff Development College;
  • Relations with the Head of the Civil Service in the State;
  • Relations with the Civil Service Commission.

House Committee on Tertiary Education


Hon. Aliyu W. Opakunle
Chairman


Hon. Olarewaju B. John
Deputy Chairman


Hon. Ojo O. Oyebode
Member


Hon. Awodiji O. Felix
Member


Hon. Ahmed S. Baba
Member

Terms of Reference

There shall be a Committee to be known as Committees on Tertiary Education, consisting of members appointed at the commencement of the life of the House.

The Committee’s jurisdiction shall cover;

  • Annual Budget Estimates of the respective Ministries/Parastatals;
  • measures relating to science and technology generally;
  • Scientific research and development;
  • State scholarships and bursary awards;
  • Environmental research and development;
  • All health Institutions in the State;
  • All Higher Institutions in the State;
  • All training Institutions.