Delta Assembly Passes State Community Security Corps Agency Bill

  Delta State House of Assembly has passed the bill for a law to establish the State Community Security Corps Agency, 2020 after it was read for the third time on the floor of the House. The third reading of the bill was a sequel to a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader, Hon. Tim Owhefere, and adopted at Wednesday’s plenary of the House presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sherrif Oborevwori. The State legislature had at the Committee of whole considered the report of the joint…

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Establishment Of Indigenous Security Outfit Bill In Delta State Scales Through Second Reading

  A Bill for the establishment of an indigenous security outfit in Delta State; “Delta State Community Security Corps Agency 2020” on Tuesday passed second reading in the State House of Assembly. Debating in favour of the Bill at Tuesday’s plenary,  the various Speakers, including the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Ochor Christopher Ochor, the Chief Whip, Hon. (Evang.) Princess Pat Ajudua, and the member representing Aniocha South, Hon. Austin Chikeze, described the Bill as apt and timely. Others who spoke in favour of the Bill,  include; the Deputy Chief Whip…

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WE ARE OUT TO GIVE DELTANS A BETTER DEAL-OBOREVWORI

  The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that there is a cordial working relationship between the Executive and the Legislature with the aim of giving Deltans a better deal. At a media briefing on Wednesday, June 10, 202O to Commemorate the First Anniversary of the Seventh Assembly, the Speaker disclosed that during the period under review, the House has been opened to constructive engagements with the Executive in a bid to move the state forward. According to the Speaker who was…

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Journalists Cannot Be Stopped From Covering The House-DTHA

  The Delta State House of Assembly has debunked a social media report that journalists were prevented from gaining entrance into the public gallery during plenary. The Majority Leader and Chairman, House Committee on Information, Hon Tim Owhefere who stated this while addressing newsmen in his office in Asaba, said the allegation was not a true reflection of the situation in the state legislature. Hon Owhefere, flanked by the Deputy Majority Leader, Hon Oboro Preyor, explained that the novel Covid-19 pandemic had forced the leadership of the house to adopt…

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COVID -19: DELTA PROPOSED REVISED BUDGET PASSES SECOND READING IN ASSEMBLY

The proposed revised budget of the Delta state government for the 2020 financial year has passed second reading on the floor of the state House of Assembly. The total budget of the state for 2020 fiscal year is now #279,784,088,045.00  (Two hundred and seventy nine billion,  seven hundred and eighty four million,  eighty eight thousand and forty five naira ) only, of the earlier approved budget of  #395, 475,393, 669.00 (Three Hundred and Ninety five billion,  four hundred and seventy five million, three hundred and ninety three thousand, six hundred and…

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DELTA ASSEMBLY RESUMES PLENARY, PASSES TWO BILLS

  The Delta State House of Assembly has passed two bills on resumption of plenary after a compulsory six weeks break over the Coronavirus pandemic. The bills are the Delta State Fiscal Responsibility Amendment   Bill and the Delta State Public Procurement Bill 2020. The  House at plenary on Thursday, April 30, 2020  also received a letter from the State Governor, Senator  Ifeanyi Okowa which contained a bill for a law establishing the Delta State Internal Revenue Service and its Board. Opening debate on the Delta State Fiscal Responsibility Amendment…

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Deltans Should Expect More Robust  Legislative  Works In 2020-Oborevwori

  The  Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has said that the House would soon experience higher legislative inputs from Members that will yield robust legislation for the State economic and social well-being, security of lives and property, infrastructure development, healthcare outreach and sound education among others. In his keynote address at the opening of a two-day Refresher Course for Honourable Members of the House, with the theme; ‘Understanding Legislative Drafting For Effective Legislative Business’ on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Oleh, Isoko South…

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2023: I Will Contest Again For The Sake Of My People -Tam

Comrade Tam Oburumu has launched his interest to contest again for the Delta State House Of Assembly seat of Bomadi Constituency in 2023 to Joshua his people from the wilderness to Cannaan.   Oburumu who contested for the seat at the 2019 general elections under the platform of African Action Congress, AAC, disclosed in his verified facebook handle that, people of his constituency is highly misrepresented, deprived short change and poorly represented at the state House of Assembly. While declaring his interest, he is yet to disclose under which platform…

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Oharisi Condemns Continuous Attack On Uwheru Communities By Suspected Herdsmen

By Prosper Erere, Member representing Ughelli North Constituency II, at the Delta State House of Assembly, Prince Eric Oharisi has condemned the continuous attacked on his constituents by suspected killer herdsmen in Uwheru communities, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State Condemning the attack, Oharisi held that the state government and House of Assembly member are working on modalities to ensure that the attack of suspected Fulani herdsmen in Uwheru communities is stopped. He said, “I have come to commiserate with the families of those who lost their love…

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Delta Local Content Agency Bill Passes Second Reading

  The Delta State Local Content Agency Bill, 2019 on Tuesday  passed second reading on the floor of the State House of Assembly. The proposed law makes it compulsory for companies and contractors operating in the state to engage fifty percent of its workers from within the state. Opening debate on the Local Content Agency Bill, the Majority Leader, Hon Tim Owhefere said apart from creating jobs the Agency has the mandate to help prospective investors source for skilled manpower from among the locals. He said the bill if passed…

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