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Nasarawa Assembly Gets New Minority Leader, Dissolved Other Minority Positions

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Hon Abel Yakubu Bala ( PDP), Nasarawa Eggon West constituency
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The recent sitting which was presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has on Monday announced the suspension of  Deputy Minority Leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba ( PDP- Obi 2), following his involvement in fraud leading to illegal teacher’s appointment of over 30 persons in the State. Hon Abel Yakubu Bala ( PDP), Nasarawa Eggon West constituency has been announced as the new minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.

Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi

This was coming barely a day after the suspension of the Deputy Minority Leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba ( PDP- Obi 2) just as the House announced the dissolution of the all other minority positions in the House leaving only that of the minority leader.

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Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, who announced this during the House sitting today in Lafia said the appointment of the new minority leader is with immediate effect.

” We have met and have agreed to appoint a new Minority Leader in the person of Hon Abel Yakubu Bala, the former Minority Whip and this takes immediate effect.

” In the same vain, all other minority positions in the House stand dissolved, ” the speaker said.

It will be recalled that the former Minority Leader, Hon Danladi Jatau , member representing Kokona West left PDP for APC, leaving the position vacant with the Deputy minority leader doing the minority leader’s job at the floor of the House before his suspension.

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The minority positions dissolved included Deputy Minority Leader, Minority Whip and Deputy Minority Whip respectively.

Hon Abel Yakubu Bala ( PDP), Nasarawa Eggon West constituency

Hon Abel Yakubu Bala ( PDP), Nasarawa Eggon West constituency

It would be reported that out of 24 members in the House, APC has 20, PDP has 3 and Zenith Labour Party ZLP has one.

Still recalled that when the House was inaugurated on the 10th June, 2019 , APC has 15 members, PDP 7, SDP 1 and ZLP 1.in that order.

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Unite The ruling houses and Be A Leader To all – Hon Mahmud urges New Of Emir of Gaya

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The Member representing Albasu/ Gaya and Ajingi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya, has congratulate the new Emir of Gaya Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir on ascending the throne of the emirate.

Mahmud Gaya disclosed this in a congratulatory visit to the new emir at his residence Sunday

Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya further said as Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir basks in the glory of the moment, he should remain peoples’ emir and leader to all and treat all subjects fairly in the course of discharging his duties, adding that this should be his first step to unite all members of the ruling house for the interest of emirate people.

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He added that the state government, kingmakers and peoples of the Emirate are confident that His Highness New Emir of Gaya Emirate will consolidate on the solid foundation put in place by his predecessor late Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulqadir Kirmau Mai Gabas.

 

Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Allah, and remain a Emir to all and prayed to Allah the Almighty to provide the new Emir with wisdom and guidance in the discharge of this responsibility.

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Imo Deputy Speaker, Amara Iwuanyanwu Says PMB’s Visits Was An Opportunity To Glance At Projects Done So Far By Gov Hope Uzodimma

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President Muhammad Buhari recent visit to the Imo State has be commended owing to the fact that the Governor of the State, Mr. Hope Uzodimma has performed beyond expectations of electorates. 

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu,  has weighed in on the presidential visit led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Iwuanyanwu, who is the youngest Deputy Speaker in the country, says the benefits of the presidential visit will be immense and beneficial for Imo

The Deputy Speaker declared that the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state will be of immense benefit to Imolites.

Iwuanyanwu, who represent Nwangele state constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, made the assertion during an exclusive interview.

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He said the presidential visit was an opportunity for President Buhari to see the work done so far by Governor Hope Uzodimma and his team in Imo state.

He noted that the visit will also enable the president to know what sectors he can render help to Imo and its residents henceforth.

According to the lawmaker, “There are some federal roads that the governor has embarked on that are actually state roads, but because of the viability of those roads. He has embarked on them with meager funds. “So, if the president goes back with what he has seen on ground, he can decide that the federal government should assist the State in order to do more.”

He said because of the good work of Gov Hope Uzodimma led administration is doing in Imo state, corruption is fighting back from all angles. He said “This presidential visit is epochal in different dimensions.

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Firstly, this is the first time in the last 12 years that we will be hosting the Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, solely for the purpose of work rather than election or any other social or extra administrative reasons. “This is to say that for the first time in 12 years, the Nigerians seat of power is fully relocating to Imo state, albeit, for just a day.

The far-reaching significance of this cannot be overemphasized.” Buhari is impressed with projects in Imo.

Recall that President Buhari on Thursday, September 9, expressed satisfaction at the extent of work done so far in Imo state under Governor Uzodimma. The president said that he is impressed at the kind of infrastructural development and the level of security in the state.

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He noted that the two areas in which the governor has performed well align with his Next Level vision for Nigeria.

Buhari while commending  Uzodimma to continue with good work, expressed satisfaction with the transformation taken place in the State.

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu

The Deputy Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Amara Chyna Iwuanyanwu

President Buhari had earlier declared that he has seen enough to account for the good deeds of Governor Uzodimma.

Buhari made the statement during his visit to Imo where he commissioned projects carried out by the Uzodimma-led government. He added that he is fascinated by the Imo state leader’s giant strides even in the face of unforeseen circumstances.

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Bello Swears In Justice Olorunfemi As CJ Of Kogi State, With A Charge To Dispense Justice Without Fear Or Favour

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Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sworn in Hon. Justice Richard.O. Olorunfemi, as the fifth Chief Judge alongside Justice Siaka Momoh Jimoh Usman as the President Customary court of Appeal with a charge on them to execute all functions of the Judiciary without fear or favour.

The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, also urged the confirmed Chief Judge and the President of the Customary Court of Appeal to ensure the dispensation of justice in accordance with the constitution, the law, and the Kogi state administration of justice law.

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Recall that Kogi State has within the last fourteen months sworn in three Chief Judges after the demise of Justice Nasiru Ajanah.

Chief Onoja said the Judiciary is a core arm of government that complement others for in the fulfilment of checks and balance in governance, absence of which the much touted democracy will not flourish.

The Deputy Governor explained that as a democratic set up, Kogi state government will continue to accord respect for the judiciary and necessary support to enable it perform maximally in the interest of the people.

Kogi State Deputy Governor, Speaker and other leaders at the event

Kogi State Deputy Governor, Speaker and other leaders at the event

He also disclosed that the appointment of the Chief Judge and the President Customary Court of Appeal were done in accordance with the laid down rules as they passed they passed through the ladder of service and wealth of experience.

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Honourable Justice Richard Olorunfemi, thanks Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, NJC, NJI and the entire Judiciary as well as the Kogi state House of Assembly for their contributions to their being elevated to the present positions.

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