Delta State Assembly Reviews Achievements on First Anniversary

By Chuks Peter, DELTA |

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Emomotimi Guwor, announced today that the House has passed nine out of eighteen executive and private bills since its inauguration on June 13, 2023.

Hon. Guwor made this disclosure in Asaba while briefing journalists on the legislative activities and resolutions achieved by the 8th Delta House of Assembly over the past year.

He stated, “Three of the passed bills have been assented to, while eight are currently under consideration. One bill was withdrawn by its sponsor.”

During the briefing, Mr. Guwor highlighted several key resolutions adopted by the Assembly.

These include a call on the Governor to implement security measures to prevent further destruction of farmlands by herders following an incident in Abraka on August 17 last year.

Additionally, the Assembly passed a motion condemning the rising incidents of open sex trade and the use of illicit drugs among youths in Asaba and its environs.

Other significant motions listed by Hon. Guwor were: A motion urging the Governor to prohibit the use of styrofoam as cups, plates, or any form of food packaging.

The screening and confirmation of nominees for appointments into the State Executive Council and twenty boards, agencies, and commissions to ensure effective government administration.

Some of the agencies, boards, and commissions mentioned include the Advisory Council on the Prerogative of Mercy, the Delta State Internal Revenue Service, and the Delta State Local Government Service Commission.

Similarly, Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists Delta State Council, Comrade Churchill Oyowe, acknowledged the union’s role in highlighting critical issues such as the high rate of drug abuse and prostitution.

He commended the Delta State House of Assembly for its legislative efforts to address these problems, leading to impactful resolutions and laws.

As the 8th Delta State House of Assembly marks its first anniversary, these legislative milestones reflect its commitment to addressing key issues and enhancing governance in the state, he noted.

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