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Lafia: Nasarawa Assembly Approves Immortalization Of Late Emir Of Lafia

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Idris Ahmed, Lafia

In recognition and appreciation of his valuable contributions to the rapid development of the state, Nasarawa state House of Assembly has approved immortalization of Late Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Mustapha Agwai 1 and named the state polytechnic after him

The State House of Assembly passed into Law “A bill for a Law for the Establishment of Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic, Lafia, following a motion moved by the majority Leader, Hon Tanko Tunga and seconded by the minority leader, Danladi Jatau for the passage of the bill into law.

Speaker of the House, Hon Ibrahim Abdullahi Balarabe who announced this on Tuesday said that the bill is seeking to change the name of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia to Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic, Lafia in order to immortalise the late Emir of Lafia for his positive contribution to the development of the state and the country at large.

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He said that the law if finally assented to by the Governor would change the name of the polytechnic from Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia to Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic, Lafia.

The speaker therefore directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy for governor’s assent.

Tunga (APC-Awe North) and his seconder Danladi Jatau, while moving for the passage of the bill called on their colleagues to support the bill to scale third reading.

The House unanimously passed the bill into law after passing through 3rd reading.

In a related development, the Speaker slated Dec. 16 for deliberation on the report of the Joint Committee on Public Complaints, Petitions and Security and Judiciary, Ethics and Privileges on A Bill for a Law to provide for the Prohibition of the act of Kidnapping and For Connected Purposes. Thereto after Hon Danladi Jatau, the Chairman of the committee presented the report during the House proceeding.

  • The speaker also slated Dec.9 for the third reading of a Bill for a Law for the Establishment of College of Education, Akwanga after Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader moved for the adoption of the report and seconded by Hon Danladi Jatau, the Minority Leader



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