THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has unanimously agreed to support the Industrialisation Policy of Gov. Abdullahi Sule to boost socio-economic activities and improve the standard of living of the people of the state.
The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe- Abdullahi, said this in Lafia after members of the house deliberated on a report of the House Standing Committee on Capital Market, Commerce and Industries.
They also deliberated on a Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Investment and Development Agency charged with the responsibility to promote, facilitate and coordinate investment in the state and other related matters.
Balarabe-Abdullahi said that the bill, if passed, would attract more investors, improve internally generate revenue and boost the living standard of the people.
“I will slate next week for the third reading of A Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Investment and Development Agency, charged with the responsibility of Facilitating and Coordinating Investment in the State and Other Related Matters,’’ he said.
The speaker slated Sept. 21 for the third reading of the bill and its passage.
He commended members for their zeal to support the governor to succeed and their quest to give the people of the state adequate representation.
Earlier, the Assembly Leader, Alhaji Tanko Tunga, who led the debate, appealed to his colleagues to support the debate for the bill to scale through second reading.
Tunga’s motion was seconded by the Minority Leader, Mr. Danladi Jatau (PDP-Kokona West), while members unanimously agreed for the bill to pass second reading. (NAN)
– Sept. 16, 2020 @ 18:09 GMT |