Nasarawa Assembly Passes Financial Autonomy Bill

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed a bill for the repeal and re-enactment of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Financial Management Law 2021 and other related matters.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Speaker Ibrahim Abdullahi announced the passage of the bill following the unanimous adoption of the motion for its passage on Wednesday in Lafia.

The speaker said the financial autonomy of the House would ensure transparency, accountability and good governance in the state.

“The purpose of the bill is to grant real financial autonomy to the state House of Assembly.

“This is our bill. I appreciate you all for your commitment to enable the bill see the light of the day,” he said.

Abdullahi directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s assent.

The House also passed a bill for the establishment of the Nasarawa State Urban and Regional Planning Board.

Punch Newspaper

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