By Anastacia Agunwa
Awka, Jan. 17, 2020
(MOI) Anambra State House of Assembly has renewed tenures of 18 Local
Government Transition Committee Chairmen and their members for additional three
The renewal of
their tenure was performed by all the lawmakers during plenary on Jan. 16, in
line with section: 208 of the Local Government Law as requested by Gov. Willie
Speaker of the
House, Mr Uchenna Okafor, who presided over the plenary, read out the
confirmation while the lawmakers affirmed through voice votes.
Transition Committee Chairmen -- Idemili North, Dunukofia and Onitsha North
Local Government Areas were stood down by the House during the confirmation
process. Other nominees for the Local Governments were confirmed.
The affected LG
Chairmen are Mr Emeka Okonkwo, Dunukofia, Mr Raphael Nnabuife, Idemili North
and Mr Patrick Agha Mba, Onitsha North.
behalf of the confirmed 18 TCM, the TCC, Onitsha South LGA, Mr Emeka Asoanya
thanked the State House of Assembly for renewing their appointments.
He, also, thanked
Gov. Obiano for giving them another opportunity to serve their people.
He gave the
assurance that the lawmakers would maintain cordial and good working
relationship with the Executive Arm of Government to meet the yearnings and
aspirations of the people.
after the confirmation, the TC Chairman, Orumba South LGA, Chief Raymond Onyegu
commended the House and Gov. Obiano for giving them another period to serve the
He pledged to live
up to expectation within the three months he would pilot affairs of his LGA.