The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a resolution directing the Ministry of Lands and Survey to build beckons in the boundary between Ogan and Oheze communities in Orhionmwon local government area of the state.
The resolution was sequel to the consideration of the report of the house committee on Lands and Survey on the boundary dispute between Ogan and Oheze communities.
The Majority Leader and member representing (APC Owan East) constituency, Foly Ogedengbe moved the motion for the house to resolve into committee of the whole to consider the report.
The deputy speaker and member representing (APC Uhunmwode) constituency, Elizabeth Ativie seconded the motion
Considering the report, the former chairman of the house committee on lands and survey, Sunday Osazemwinde said the committee discovered that the second assembly had passed a resolution on dispute.
Osazemwinde said the second assembly had directed the ministry of Lands and Survey to build beckons to demarcate boundary between the two communities.
The committee recommended that the ministry be directed to build the beckons to demarcate the boundary between the two communities within 90 days.
The committee also recommended that the ministry should report to the house on September 25,2017 after the demarcation exercise.
The house adopted the committees’ recommendation.
The speaker, Justin Okonoboh thereafter directed clean copies of the resolution be sent to the ministry of Land and Survey for immediate action.
Meanwhile, Mr Felix King, the founder of Felix King Foundation has submitted a private bill to the house to prevent unwholesome practice against widows in the state