ANAMBRA ASSEMBLY RENEWS TENURE OF 18 TC CHAIRMEN FOR 3 MONTHS
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query_builder January 17, 2020 15:52:33

                 

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 months.

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 Obiano.

Speaker of the House, Mr Uchenna Okafor, who presided over the plenary, read out the confirmation while the lawmakers affirmed through voice votes.

However, three 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.

Responding on 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.

Speaking shortly 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 people.

He pledged to live up to expectation within the three months he would pilot affairs of his LGA. (MOI)
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