Soludo inaugurates Anambra 8th Assembly, calls for productive partnership…

Written by on June 13, 2023

Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra on Monday called for productive partnership while inaugurating and issuing the proclamation of the functionality of the 8th State House of Assembly.

Speaking at the Proclamation/Inauguration ceremony at the Assembly Chamber in Awka, Soludo said that the legislature was a crucial partner in the quest for good governance.

Before the inauguration, Mr Somtochukwu Udeze, representing Ogbaru Constituency ll, a third term serving legislator, emerged the speaker while Mr Chukwuma Okoye, representing Awka South ll emerge the Deputy Speaker of the House.

In his acceptance speech, the Speaker of the House, Udeze promised to improve the welfare and security of the people through developmental-oriented Bills and motions as well as serve as an effective watchdog of the state’s commonwealth.

The Speaker also read the letter from the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on the nominees for principal officers as the party with the majority in the Assembly.

He, however, said that the letter would be considered at the next adjourned date which is July 11.

The 30 members of the 8th assembly comprised of eight lawmakers re-elected from the seventh assembly and 22 new lawmakers.

The ruling APGA has 16 of the members, Labour Party secured seven seats, the Peoples Democratic Party secured four seats while the Young Progressives Party won three seats.

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