IBRAHEEM HAMZA MUHAMMAD
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to repeal and re-enact the Nasarawa State judiciary’s financial management law and other matters connected with it.
The Speaker of the House, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced the passage of the bill during the House proceedings on Tuesday in Lafia.
Abdullahi said that the bill if assented to by Governor Abdullahi Sule, would ensure the financial autonomy of the judicial arm of government.
According to him, “a Bill for a Law to Repeal and Re- Enact the Nasarawa State Judiciary Financial Management Law and Other Matters Connected Therewith is read the third time and passed.
” I want to commend you all for a job well done.
” The law is to assist the Judiciary to carry out its responsibilities effectively,” he said.
The speaker directed the clerk to the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Gov. Sule’s assent.
” May I request the Clerk to produce a clean copy of the bill for the purpose of vetting before transmitting to His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule for assent,” the speaker said
Earlier, Hon Daniel Ogazi, the Deputy Majority Leader of the House, moved a motion for the bill to scale third reading.
Hon Abel Bala, the Minority Leader, seconded the motion.
The House unanimously passed the bill into law.
It would be reported that the bill was sponsored by Hon. Umar Tanko Tunga the majority leader of the house.