Bauchi State 8th Assembly passed 76 bills in four years


The Speaker of he Bauchi State House of Assembly, Mr Kawuwa Damina, said on Friday that the 8th Assembly passed 76 bills in four years.

Damina, who made this disclosure at the valedictory session of the 8th Assembly in Bauchi, said the Assembly was a great success without any contradiction or apology to whoever might hold any contrary view.

He said that the four years tenure witnessed the passage of 76 bills, which 31 from executive while 45 were private and from the legislative members and 120 motions, 84 matters of urgent importance and 81 committee reports to its credit.

“Our scorecard is for everyone to see and it will be displayed for further references in the honourable House.

“We started from the cradle as amateur legislators, who found ourselves in a very critical period of recession but later got to a House of good motion movers, eloquent debaters and good lawmakers,” Damina said.

He said: “through prudence and mutual cooperation and zeal, we developed the state, and that spirit made us to be among the best legislators in the country.

Damina lauded members of the 8th Assembly for giving him all the necessary support to serve the Assembly and the state for four years without any rancour.

The Speaker, however, dissolved the 8th Assembly and adjourned sitting sine die.

The motion was raised by the majority leader, Alhaji Tijjani Azare of the Madangala constituency and seconded by the minority leader, Mr Markus Makama of the Bogoro constituency.


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