Anambra Assembly Passes Bill For Establishment Of Anambra House Of Assembly Service Commission

Anambra Assembly Passes Bill For Establishment Of Anambra House Of Assembly Service Commission

The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to provide for the establishment of the Anambra State House of Assembly Service Commission, functions of the commission 2021.
 
The bill which was passed during yesterday’s plenary was presented to the House for consideration and passage by the Majority Leader, Dr. Nnamdi Okafor.
 
House of Assembly Correspondent, Chukwuemeka Modilim was there and  reports that the bill saddled the Anambra State House of Assembly Service Commission with the major responsibility of ensuring the administrative and financial autonomy of the Anambra State House of Assembly.
 
It stipulates that the commission shall formulate, implement guidelines for its functions, appoint all officers in the service of House, make appointments and also confer such appointments.
 
It also empowered the commission to exercise disciplinary control over persons holding or acting in such offices or dismiss such persons in line with the Public Service Rule among others.
 
After clause by clause consideration of the bill at committee of the whole, Speaker of the House, Right Honourable Uche Okafor read out the bill for passage, while the legislators supported it through a voice vote.
 
In his remarks, the member representing Anambra West Constituency, Honourable Patrick Udeoba noted that the bill will enable the House to discharge its duties creditably.
 
Also at plenary, the House extended the tenure of the Transition Committee Chairmen of the twenty one local government areas in the state for another three months, in line with section 208 of the local government law.
 
In a vote of thanks, the Transition Committee Chairman, Idemmili North Local Government Area, Mr. Raphael Nnabuife who spoke unbehalf of others, commended the House for extending their tenure as well as Governor Willie Obiano for having confidence in them to steer their various local governments on the path of progress.

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