Beheaded Lawmaker: Anambra House of Assembly shuns celebration of 3rd Anniversary.






Beheaded Lawmaker:  Anambra  House of Assembly shuns celebration of 3rd Anniversary.

NKIRU NWAGBO, AWKA



As the seventh Anambra State House of Assembly marks third anniversary today (Sunday), the Speaker,Rt.Hon.Uche Okafor has  expressed sadness over the death of one of the members ,Hon.Okechukwu Okoye who was murdered by unknown gunmen.

The Speaker noted  that the death of Hon.Okoye was the reason the House has decided not to celebrate its third anniversary as a mark of respect to him.

He enjoined Ndi Anambra to continue to pray for the peace and progress of the state and shun acts capable of tarnishing the image of the state. 

He  said that the state legislature has performed creditably despite challenges.

Speaking to Journalists in his office  ,Rt.Hon.Okafor commended the seventh Assembly lawmakers for recording meaningful developments in their various constituencies in the last three years.

The Speaker who revealed that the seventh Assembly has passed more than forty bills and over one hundred people-oriented  and development driven resolutions within the three years,attributed  success to the peace and unity of purpose among the lawmakers as well as the collaborative efforts of the staff of the legislature.

According to the Speaker,some of the bills passed include;open grazing prohibition and ranching establishment bill, public finance bill, Anambra Information and Technology bill and Appropriation Bills among numerous others.

He assured Ndi Anambra that the seventh Assembly would continue to enact laws and resolutions aimed at improving the living condition of the citizenry and advance good governance in the state.



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