Tag Archives: Anambra Assembly

Anambra Assembly Committee To Expose Construction Companies Executing Shoddy Road Projects 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Works has expressed reservations over the type of road projects some contractors are executing in the state after being mobilised with tax payers’ money. The Committee’s oversight functions revealed that while some contractors obeyed the contractual obligations as it concerned specifications and texture of the roads, others indulged ...

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Why I Want To Be Anambra 8th Assembly Speaker — Emma Nwafor

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka Engr. Emmanuel Nwafor, the lawmaker representing Orumba-South state constituency in the outgoing 7th legislature of Anambra state has outlined copious reasons he wants to become the Speaker of the incoming 8th assembly. Nwafor, who won his first term election on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has also been re-elected  for a second ...

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In Anambra, Lawmakers Boycott Plenary As Speaker Adjourns Over Lack Of Quorum 

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka It was unexpected yesterday at the Anambra State House of Assembly complex as members who thronged the Executive Session in their numbers were conspicuously absent from the plenary session when the bell rang for the legislators to assemble inside the legislative chambers for their constitutional assignment. The scenario which could be described as a conspiracy of ...

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Anambra Assembly Moves To Stop Employers From Using Employees As Robots In Workplaces

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka The safety and welfare of factory workers in Anambra state was the crux of the matter at the state assembly as the Factory Workers’ Safety Bill scaled through second reading. Deputy Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Dr. Paschal Arinzechukwu Agbodike, who sponsored  the factory workers’ safety bill, said the bill when enacted as law, would ...

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Anambra Assembly Adjourns For Another 3 Weeks

By Raymond Ozoji, Awka Lawmakers of the outgoing 7th legislature of Anambra state have adjourned plenary to 18th April, 2023 over obscure reasons. The lawmakers who reconvened for plenary on Tuesday 28th March, 2023, having adjourned indefinitely for the February 25th and March 18th national elections; resumed only to embark on another 3 weeks break. The Tuesday 28th plenary which ...

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Anambra Assembly Suspends Plenary Indefinite Over EndSARS Unrest

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly has suspended its plenary scheduled for tomorrow 27th October, 2020 over the spate of insecurity across the nation due to the ENDSARS social unrest which recently turned bloody coupled with looting and vandalisation of public and private assets. Chairman House of Assembly Committee on Information and Public Enlightenment Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, ...

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Anambra Assembly Commiserates With Families Of Dead EndSARS Protesters

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly at its plenary yesterday commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives to the nationwide protest against police brutality in the country. The legislature observed a minute silence and prayed for the repose of the souls of fallen ENDSARS protesters whose lives paid the supreme sacrifice for government to ...

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Anambra Assembly Inaugurates 29 Standing Committees 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The 7th Anambra State House of Assembly has inaugurated 29 standing committees together with their chairmen and deputy chairmen. Speaker of the House and member representing Ayamelum state constituency Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor who reeled out the committees yesterday as soon as the House reconvened after its recess, said the committees should swing into action immediately and ...

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