Saturday, June 13, 2015

How Mrs Maduagwu emerged Anambra Speaker


The Speaker of the sixth Anambra House of Assembly, Mrs Rita Maduagwu, Friday, emerged in the State capital, Awka with a pledge to make sure synergy exist between the two arms of government so as to usher in better life for citizenry, reports ITRealms.

Speaking after her inauguration, Hon. Mrs. Maduagwu assured the people of her readiness and commitment to uphold the principles of democracy and rule of law to ensure the realisation of the four cardinal objectives of the governor.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new speaker was nominated by Mr Ilkem Uzoezie, representing Aguata II constituency and the lawmakers unanimously adopted the motion.

“The cardinal objectives of the governor which are industralisation, agriculture, commerce, oil and gas when fully achieved will place the state in high level and investors will throng our state for development,” the new speaker said.

The Clerk to the House, Mr Pius Udoh, administered the oath of allegiance on the new speaker. Mr Halford Oseke (APGA Awka South 2) was also unanimously elected the Deputy Speaker.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that out of the 30-member house, 17 are newly elected, while 13 were re-elected, as 26 of them are men, while four are women; Even as the election of principal officers of the house will be conducted on a future date.

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Pix:  Rt. Hon. Mrs Rita Maduagwu

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