Abia State House of Assembly Plenary for Tuesday, 7th June, 2022

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Welcome to another Legislative Day in the 7th Abia State House of Assembly.

The Speaker, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji led Principal Officers into the hallowed chamber.

Hon Chukwudi Apugo, Member representing Umuahia East State Constituency led the opening prayer.

The Abia State House of Assembly commenced plenary after the adoption of Votes and Proceedings of Tuesday, 22nd February, 2022.

In the absence of Petitions, Matters of Urgent Public Importance, Personal Explanation and Announcements, the Speaker asked the Leader of the House to read next item on the Order Paper.


H.A.B. 57 : The Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (Fifth Alteration).
A Bill for a Law to provide for the 5th Alteration of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria through the amendment of the listed sections.

The Speaker read out sections of H.A.B. 57 Bill which were approved by the House, part of the Bill approved is the financial autonomy to Local Governments, Judicial Commission and State House of Assembly.

The Speaker said the House will continue the consideration of the remaining part of the Bill on the next Legislative Day.

Other Items on the next Order Paper were deferred to be considered on another Legislative Day.


Hon Solomon Akpulonu, Majority Leader of the House therefore moved that plenary be adjourned to another Legislative Day.

Hon Kelechi Onuzuruike, Member representing Umuahia North State Constituency seconded the motion.

Plenary was therefore adjourned to Wednesday, 8th June, 2022

Courtesy: Media Unit, Office of the Rt Hon Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly.

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