Employment of Legislative Aides: NSHA Commission screens 51 prospective candidates
Nasarawa State House of Assembly Service Commission, has warned aides of state lawmakers against tendencies capable of undermining the dignity of the state legislature.
Secretary of the Commission, Hon Muhammed Musa Ohinoyi gave the warning during the screening and documentation of the legislative aides of the state legislators today in Lafia.
“Today, we have commence screening of aides of the 24 Honourable members of the State House of Assembly
“The Nasarswa State House of Assembly Service commission is screening 51 legislative aides to include Personal Assistants (PAs) and Special Assistants( SAs) who will assist the lawmakers in their day to day runnings.
“The breakdown of the legislative aides are, the 24 Honourable members have two aides each except the speaker who is entitled to additional three to include Chief of Staff, Chief Press Secretary and Political Adviser,” he said.
According to him, To be qualified as a legislative aides, you must know the laid down procedure which prohibits such appointee from being a civil servant.
He warned them against tendencies capable of understanding the dignity of the state legislature.
The Secretary of the Commission urged the legislative aides to discharge their duties without fear or favour, if finally screened.
On his part, the Permanent Member One of the Commission Yusuf Ibrahim Wamba, said that the screening was statutory.
The permanent member one assured that only the qualifed candidates would be engaged as legislative aides.
Some of the aides interview expressed joy for their members to find them worthy of the assignments and promised to give in their best if finally considered.