Tag Archives: Anambra House of Assembly

Assembly Committee Intervenes As Awka Community Dares Govt Over Land

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions headed by Hon. Emeka Aforka has sued for amicable resolutions of land disputes in the state. This advocacy for peace is as a result of the plethora of petitions brought before the committee by Okpuno community in Awka-South local government area and some other land dispute related ...

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Contractors On The Run As Assembly Committee Inspects School Projects In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Sustainable Development Goals, Development Partners and Donor Agencies have expressed deep concern over abandoned projects in some schools they  visited for oversight functions. Chairman of the committee and Deputy Minority Leader of the 7th legislature, Hon. Ejiofor Ebele Leonard, said more worrisome was that contractors handling projects visited were nowhere ...

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‘Anambra Assembly Under Attack By Two Illegal Mining Kingpins’

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Chairman Anambra State House of Assembly Special Taskforce On Environmental Degradation and Chief Whip of the 7th legislature, Hon. Lawrence Chukwuweike Ezeudu, has stated that the institution of the state assembly is under attack by two illegal mining kingpins. He said that the outright disrespect and contempt of the state assembly by Mr. Osita Agina and ...

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Anambra: Nnewi Traders Resort To Self Help, Buy Materials For Road Rehabilitation

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The blight cast on Nkwo-Nnewi traders by poor infrastructures and facilities are the remote  reasons traders in the market resolved to embark on self-help projects like road construction, alternative electricity supply, security, waste disposals, to mention a few while they await government response to infrastructural decay in the market. The traders have commenced the purchase of cements ...

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Anambra Assembly Complex Shut Down Over COVID-19

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly has been shut down for the next two weeks following the decision of the members to go on recess in order to fumigate the entire complex against the novel coronavirus infections. Speaker of the 7th state assembly Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor said it had become very pertinent that the surroundings of ...

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We Didn’t Collect Bribe To Confirm LG Chairmen — Anambra Lawmaker, Aforka

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Deputy Majority Leader and Chairman House of Assembly Committee on Public Petitions of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Emeka Aforka, has exonerated members of the 7th state assembly from rumours making the rounds that lawmakers allegedly collected N700,000 each from transition committee chairmen to confirm their appointments recently. Aforka, who said that one of the ...

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Anambra Has A Lot To Borrow From Kigali, Says Ibuzo

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Edward Obiefuna Ibuzo, the lawmaker representing Onitsha-North 2 state constituency in the 7th Anambra State House of Assembly, has suggested reasons the governnent of Anambra state should borrow a leaf from Kigali, the Rwandan capital. Ibuzo, who returned from the Rwandan capital in the company of other lawmakers, said Anambra could learn a lot from Kigali especially ...

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Imposition Of LG Caretakers: Anambra APC Blasts Obiano, Lawmakers

‘Obiano will conduct LG elections’ Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra state has accused the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano, and members of the 7th Anambra State House of Assembly of an alleged imposition of caretaker committees on the citizenry against their right of electing their choice representatives at the local governments. The APC, in a ...

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How Anambra Lawmaker, Okey Okoye, Saved Constituents From Flood Devastation

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Amudo village in Ekwulobia, Aguata local government area of Anambra state, was one of the victims of 2019 flood disaster in Anambra. That excruciating experience is one sad memory the villagers wouldn’t call to mind because they had accepted their fate and took solace in the notion that someday, nature will intervene and salvage their pitiable conditions. ...

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Upsurge In Cultism Worries Anambra Lawmakers 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly yesterday decried what it described as upsurge in cult activities in the state. This followed the motion on the need for Governor Willie Obiano to direct the police commissioner to intensify efforts on the clampdown on cultists and other criminal elements in the state. The lawmakers took the decision during plenary ...

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