GUSAU/Nigeria: The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has been appointed Caretaker Committee Member to conduct election for the new Executive Committee of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria. Speaker Oborevwori is to represent South-South.
Other members of the Caretaker Committee are; Speaker, Kebbi State, Rt. Hon Abdulmumin Ismaila Kamba (North-West, Chairman), Speaker, Enugu, State, Rt Hon Edward Ubosi (South-East, Deputy Chairman), Speaker, Yobe State, Rt Hon Adamu Dala Dogo (North-East, Treasurer), Speaker, Plateau State, Rt Hon Peter Azi (North-Central, Member), Speaker, Ondo State, Rt Hon Oleyelogun Bamidele David (South-West, member).
Their names were contained in a Communique issued at the end of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria held in Gusau, the Zamfara State Capital. The Conference had dissolved her Executive Committee and set up a Caretaker Committee to conduct elections for the new Executive Committee.
The Conference commended all major stakeholders in the ongoing Constitution amendment exercise for exhibiting a great spirit of patriotism in passing the alteration proposed by the National Assembly in a good time of the current administration and called on President Mohammadu Buhari to equally ensure speedy assent of the Bills.
The Conference commiserated with the people of Yobe State over the recent abduction of the 110 Dapchi Girls and the families of the victims.
The Conference appealed to relevant agencies to intensify efforts with a view of curbing the nefarious activities of criminally-minded people who have been terrorizing innocent people across the country.
The Conference condoled with the immediate families, the members of the National Assembly and the people of Bauchi state over the sad demise of Senator Ali Wakili, who until his death, the Senator representing Bauchi South Senatorial District of Bauchi State and prayed God to grants the departed soul eternal rest and the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
It commended the Speaker of Zamfara State, Rt Hon Sanusi Garba Rikiji for hosting the first quarter general meeting of the Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria in the year 2018.
The Conference also commended the Governor of Zamfara State, Rt. Hon Abdulaziz Yari (Shatiman Zamfara) who doubles as the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum for the landmark achievements of his administration in spite of the daunting economic and security challenges in the country.
The Conference dissolved her Executive Committee and set up a Caretaker Committee to conduct elections for a new Executive Committee.
The Communique was signed by the Speaker, Kebbi State, Rt. Hon Abdulmumin Ismaila Kamba, Chairman.