Reps Consider Motion To Take Over Edo Assembly

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Updated July 9, 2019

The House of Representatives on Tuesday considered a motion seeking to take over the functions of the Edo House of Assembly in line with the constitution.

This according to the sponsors of the motion is a matter of urgent public importance and in view of the crisis rocking the legislative house.

The motion was brought during plenary on Tuesday by Julius Ihonvbere, Peters Akpatason, and Johnson Oghuma and it is to enable the proper inauguration of Edo State Assembly.


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During the deliberations, some lawmakers asked for investigation before the House takes the final decision.

The House thereafter resolved to set up a committee to investigate the ongoing situation.

Read the motion paper below…

More to follow…