The Nasarawa state House of Assembly has approved the request of Governor Abdullahi Sule for the appointment of 20 special advisers.
Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced the approval during an emergency sitting of the House, Thursday, in Lafia.
He said that the speedy approval was to enable the governor appoint the 20 special advisers that would assist him in consolidating on his good policies and programmes in the state.
“After extensive deliberation on His Excellency’s request, the request is hereby granted by this Honourable House,” he said.
The speaker assured of the lawmakers’ readiness to partner with the executive arm in order to ensure speedy development across the state.
Similarly, the speaker announced that the governor has approved total renovation of the assembly complex.
This he said was in line with the state government’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for the lawmakers other staff for effective service delivery.
“We are proceeding on recess today 8th June, to resume on July 10, to enable the Ministry of Work renovate the House as approve by His Excellency, governor Abdullahi Sule,” he said.
Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Mohammed Adamu Omadefu (APC- Keana), moved a motion for the House to proceed on recess and was seconded by the Minority Leader, Hon. Musa Ibrahim Abubakar (NNPP- Doma South).