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By A Special Correspondent
24/06/2019

A Bill for a Law to amend the Adamawa State Local Government administration Law number four of year two thousand so as to provide for the appointment of Transition Committees for all the twenty one Local Government Councils in the State has scaled through first and second reading on the floor of the House during Monday plenary session.


According to the title of the Bill, the Transition Committees will serve pending the conduct of Election into Councils by the State Independent Electoral Commission ADSIEC.


The accelerated reading of the Bill followed its presentation by the Majority Leader of the House, Alhaji Hammantukur Yettisuri of Jada Mbulo Constituency during Monday plenary session
The House has also resolved and adopted all the amendments made in a committee of the whole chaired by the Deputy Speaker of the House Pwamwakaino Mackondo during its Monday sitting.


While leading the debate, the Majority Leader of the House Hon. Adwawa Dongolok, said the Bill if passed into law will provide the composition and tenure of the transition Committee to include the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Representative of each ward one of whom must be a woman and four Supervisors.


He added that the composition of the transition Committee is deliberately arrived at in order to ensure spread of Leadership, sense of belonging, afford more people opportunity to participate and contribute their quarter in the governance aimed at boosting social economic welfare of the electorate.


The Majority Leader also explained that the Bill will make elaborate provision for the tenure of the Transition Committee and the mode of their removal by the Governor in the event of being found wanting.



After various contributions to that effect by some lawmakers during the plenary session, Speakers Aminu Iya Abbas put the motion into voice vote for the adoption of the recommendation of the general principles of the Bill as amended during the Committee of the whole and unanimously supported by House.



He therefore directed the majority of the House to schedule the Bill for second reading during any convenient legislative day.

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