*** GOVERNOR RECONSTITUTES GOVERNING BOARD OF DIDA
*** HOUSE CONSIDERS AD-HOC COMMITTEE REPORT ON JOB AND WEALTH CREATION BUREAU BILL
The State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has forwarded the name of a nominee for appointment as a member of the Delta State Judicial Service Commission to the State House of Assembly for screening. The nomineeis Chief Stephen Ajusah.
The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori read the letter from the governor containing the name of the nominee at Wednesday’s plenary.
According to the governor, the tenure of Chief Stephen Ajusah as a member of the Delta State Judicial Service Commission would come to an end on September 8,2019 adding that he was mindful of the sensitive nature of the judicial arm and the need for continuity.
He said based on the foregoing and the powers conferred on him by Section 5 of the Judicial Service Commission law 1999 as amended and Section 197 sub section 3 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended to renew the tenure of Chief Stephen Ajusah from September 9,2019.
The Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere moved for the House to receive the letter for further consideration seconded by the Minority Leader, Hon. Innocent Anidi.
Thereafter the Speaker, Rt Hon Oborevwori directed the nominee to submit thirty five copies of his curriculum vitae to the office of the Clerk on or before Monday August 26, 2019 and should appear for screening on Tuesday August 27,2019.
Also at plenary, the Speaker read a letter from the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa reconstituting the Governing Board of the Delta State Investments Development Agency (DIDA).
According to the letter, Governor Okowa nominated Mr Paul Nmah as Chairman and Olorogun Lucky Oghenemuode Omoru as Director General .
The Governor said the reconstitution of the Governing Board of the Delta State Investments Development Agency followed the expiration of the tenure of the board and in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 5 sub section 4 of the law establishing the agency.
The Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere moved for the House to receive the letter for further consideration seconded by Hon Festus Okoh.
The nominees have been directed by the Speaker to submit thirty five copies of their curriculum vitae to the office of the Clerk on or before Monday August 26, 2019 and should appear for screening on Wednesday, August 28,2019.
Meanwhile, the Speaker, Rt Hon Oborevwori while welcoming members to plenary after its over three weeks break said the legislative business of the Seventh Assembly had commenced as the House was already working on two bills namely the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bill and the Delta State Judiciary Fund Management Financial Autonomy Bill.
He said the House would continue to perform it’s duties for the common good of the people.
Also at plenary, the House considered the report of the ad-hoc committee on the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau Bill at a committee of the Whole .
The Speaker while reporting progress on the Committee of the Whole said the House considered clauses three and four and would continue from clause five at Thursday’s plenary.