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Delta Assembly confirms 12 commissioner nominees

01 July 2015, 08:39

Asaba - The Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed 12 nominees sent to it by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as commissioners.

The confirmation of the nominees followed a motion moved by the majority leader of the assembly, Tim Owhefere shortly after being screened by the House.

The motion, which was unanimously seconded by the members of the assembly was seconded by Oboro Preyor, (PDP-Bomadi Constituency).

The nominees are Mary Iyasere, John Nani, Dr Kingsley Emu, Chief James Augoye, Vincent Uduaghan, Newworld Safugha and Joe Ogeh.

Others are Fidelis Tilije, Omatsola Williams, Austin Chikezie, Joyce Overah and Chiedu Ebie.

Governor Okowa had on June 23, sent the list of nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

Also read: Governor Okowa seeks peace in Delta

Speaking to newsmen after the confirmation of the nominees, the majority leader of the House, Tim Owhefere, said that the nominees were qualified to be appointed commissioner.

He urged them to support the state government in achieving its five point agenda.

Also, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya, set up the select committee of the Assembly.

The members of the committee included Igbuya, who will act as its chairman.

Other members are the Deputy Speaker, Friday Osanebi, the Minority Leader, Festus Okoh, and the Chief Whip of the House, Patience Ajudua.

Others are Samuel Mariere (PDP-Ughelli North Constituency 1) and Daniel Yingi (PDP-Burutu Constituency 11). 



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