Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly considers legislative agenda, reads two bills

By Mayowa Okekale, Abuja on 10/11/2016

Gmail icon

Views: 2,174


The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly is soon to begin full implementation of a legislative agenda that will serve as the template for a more effective service delivery for the 6th assembly.

This follows the report submitted on Tuesday to the House by the Committee on Rules, Business, Ethics, and Privileges on Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Legislative Agenda for the Legislative Year.

According to a statement released by the Media Aide to Speaker, Mr. Victor John, on Tuesday, the House had the first reading of two private member bills.

It would be recalled that the State Assembly on October 13, 2015, deliberated on a motion titled, Legislative Agenda for the Legislative Year sponsored by the member representing Itu State Constituency, Hon. Prince Idongesit Ituen.

The matter was thereafter referred to the Committee on Business, Rules, Ethics and Privileges for in-depth study and scrutiny.

Further legislative action on the report was however, stayed on Tuesday till after the next legislative date. According to the Speaker, the deferment is to enable the House consider inputs to the agenda by expert legislative institutions.

Explaining why the final draft of the agenda has to wait, Speaker Onofiok Luke, said: “In the normal course of business, we would have dissolved into the Committee of the whole to consider the attached legislative agenda to the report.

“But since we have gone into partnership with some developmental agencies like the Nigerian Institute of Legislative Studies (NILS), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and other Non-Governmental Organizations that have promised to contribute to the improvement of our institutional capacity, we will take their inputs on this legislative agenda. It is pertinent that we await their input on Friday.”

While commending Rt. Hon. Aniekan Uko who chairs the Rules and Business Committee and other members of the committee for their efforts, the Speaker said that the implementation of the agenda by the House will benefit the masses. He said the agenda, which the House will make public, will be the basis upon which the performance of the 6th assembly will be assessed by members of the public.

“They will assess our performance, whether we have lived up to the goals that we set for ourselves as enshrined in the legislative target that we are soon going to adopt and unveil to the Akwa Ibom public.”

Also at Tuesday’s plenary, two bills passed first reading on the floor of the House. They are the bill for The Law To Develop An Economic Strategy To Support The Business Sector In Akwa Ibom State And Other Matters Connected Therewith, and The Bill For A Law For The Protection of Investors and Investments in Akwa Ibom State and Other Matters Connected Therewith, both sponsored by Honorable Member representing Mkpat Enin State Constituency, Hon. Otobong Ndem.

•Photo shows Akwa Ibom Speaker Onofiok Luke.

Source News Express

Posted 10/11/2016 5:10:55 PM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Tears as Shiites bury 23 members killed by...

Pope vows to end repugnant sexual abuse ‘at...

FG directs MDAs to submit 2014 procurement records...

PDP challenges APC to explain relationship with Jega...

Ajimobi, Fijabi advocate full exploitation of telecoms’ potential...

FG’s Economic Management Team meets on minimum wage,...

Petrol shortage hits America, fuel prices go up...

No going back on July 1 okada ban...

Buhari urges support for military against insurgents

Yudala dangles unmatched discounts nationwide with REALBLACK FRIDAY...

APC reacts to PDP's claims over alleged denial...

Task Force neutralises 39 terrorists •20 soldiers wounded...

 

Latest News UNILAG dismisses reports on MC Oluomo’s alleged presence at campus event Wike’s revenge and Atiku’s next move Dreaded Port Harcourt serial killer opens up in Police custody; recounts exploits in Rivers, Imo 6 Nigerians emerge as Fellows of African School on Internet Governance ‘Killer’ prophet paraded in Imo Presidential Battle: Buhari, Atiku, INEC splash billions at election tribunal Three notorious kidnap suspects nabbed in Abia Nigeria may not celebrate 100th independence anniversary — Bisi Akande Tipper driver absconds after killing two in Anambra Bayelsa Guber: Open Letter to Uncle Timi Alaibe Debt Controversy: Abuja court judgement fraudulent, says P&ID FG begins inspection of filling stations in Bayelsa to verify weights, measures of oil pumps

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (542,166 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (443,691 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (390,116 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (327,077 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (295,192 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (253,923 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (250,160 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (238,805 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (231,853 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (217,848 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (196,172 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (193,731 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (102) Business & Economy (4,453) Business Verdict (80) Columnists (1,112) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (215) Entertainment (664) Features (814) Global Business Monitor (445) ICT Monitor (63) International (3,966) Interview (203) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (171) Maggie's Blog (414) News (51,534) Opinion (1,360) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,457) Religion (1,102) Sports (2,171) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera