Nasarawa Assembly Appoints 22 standing committee chairmen

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr. Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, has announced 22 House standing committee chairmen and their members to pilot the affairs of the House.

Abdullahi, while announcing the names of the House standing committee on the floor of the House on Monday in Lafia, charged them to live above board while discharging their duties.

“The following are House various committee chairmen- Rules and Business to be chaired by Mr. Tanko Tunga; the Majority Leader of the House, Mr. Danladi Jatau, the Minority Leader of the House is to chair Public Complaints and Petitions, Works and Transport is to be chaired by Mr. Abdullazeez Danladi and Education; Science and Technology is to be chaired by Mr. Daniel Ogazi.

“Public Accounts Committee is chaired by Abdullahi Angibi; Finance and Appropriation Committee by Aliyu Dogara and the Chairman, Local Government committee is Mohammed Alkali, Lands and Survey committee is to be chaired by, Mr. David Maiyaki.

“Others are Mohammed Muluku, the chairman, House Committee on Planning, Budget and SDGs; Mohammed Bello is the chairman, House Committee on Capital Market/Commerce and Industry and House committee on Youths and Sports is to be chaired by Musa Iyimoga,”.

Also Mr. Usman Shafa is chairman, House Committee on Health; Mr. Ali Nana, chairman, House Committee on Public Service and Pilgrims while Women Affairs committee is to be chaired by Mr. Samuel Tsebe,  Abel Bala is the Chairman, House Welfare Committee; Mr, Mohammed Okpoku is the Chairman, House Committee on NASIEC, Multilateral Cooperative and Community Development; Mohammed Omadefu is the Chairman, House Committee on Information.

“Zhekaba Iliya is to chair Housing and Environment Committee; Ibrahim Akwe is the Chairman, House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.”  “The Committee on Water Resources and Rural Development is to be chaired by Mr. Suleiman Adamu; Suleiman Yakubu is to chair Urban and Regional Planning committee and John Osewu is the chairman, Judiciary committee.”

Nehemiah Dandaura, the Deputy Speaker of the House is to chair the Project Monitoring Committee.

The speaker also urged them not to compromised while performing their committee oversight function in the interest of peace and development.

According to him, “We have been sworn in for three months now, hence the need for the constitution of House standing committees to pilot the affairs of the House.

He went on to urge them to start preparing for oversight functions in order to assess the level of 2019 budget performance of the various Ministries/Agencies and Departments.

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