Anambra Assembly Pass Bill to Alter 1999 Constitution
The Anambra State House of Assembly become the third state after Abia and Ogun to pass the Fifth Alterations Bills of the 1999 Constitution from alteration one to sixty-six as adopted by National Assembly for the benefit of the people.
According to the Majority Leader, Dr. Nnamdi Okafor, the Senate and House of Representatives respectively had amended sixty-six sections of 1999 Constitution in March this year and forwarded the amended sections to all the state Houses of Assembly in Nigeria for consideration, since two-thirds of the states in Nigeria must pass it for it to become law.
Some of the alterations supported the final autonomy of state legislature, judiciary, local government and independent candidacy among others.
Speaker of the House, Right Honourable Uche Okafor read out the sixty-six alterations to the House, while the lawmakers supported it through a voice.
In his reaction, the member representing Nnewi North Constituency, Honourable Nonso Smart-Okafor, commended the House for concurring with the entire alterations as sent to them by the National Assembly, stressing that the alterations were made to capture the present realities of the country and meet the yearnings and aspirations of the people.
Serving House of Assembly Member Kidnapped in Anambra
The has been great tension in some parts of Anambra State as a member representing Aguata North Constituency, Hon. Okechukwu Okoye (Okey di okay) is kidnapped in Umuona, Aguata LGA, Anambra state.In the video obtained by Naijacrawl, no group has claimed responsibility for the incident, and the reason for the action cannot be ascertained now. It is unclear if the action is of political vindication or unknown gunmen activities. Here is the translation for the embedde...
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Special Broadcast on COVID-19 by the Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano on Saturday, April 11, 2020, as Anambra Records her 1st Case.
Ndi Anambra ekenem unu.I want to update you on the latest developments in our efforts against Coronavirus in Anambra State. First, I have to thank you all for complying with the directive on the Covid-19 pandemic in Anambra State. I must thank the traders in all the 63 major markets in Anambra State for heeding the directive on the closure of our markets. I also thank the traditional rulers, leaders of the church, the PGs and other community leaders who have assiste...
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