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Adamawa Assembly Confirms Commissioner Nominee



Adamawa House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed a commissioner nominee, Alhaji Isa Halilu, sent to it by Gov. Muhammadu Bindow.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Halilu, is a graduate of Business Administration, Banking and Finance, University of Maiduguri and hails from Yola South Local Government Area of the state.

He is to replace former Commissioner of Water Resources Alhaji Rufai Ahmed who recently resigned.

The Majority Leader of the House, Mr Hassan Barguma (APC-Hong), moved the motion for the confirmation of Halilu while he was confirmed by Deputy Chief Whip, Mr Abdullahi Umar (APC-Verre).

Also at the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa a Bill for a law to provide for the management of the assembly funds was referred to the Committee on House Services for further scrutiny.

The bill is sponsored by the speaker.

Also a Bill for a law to amend the appointment of Caretaker Committee for local government was referred to Committee on Local Government Affairs.

Similarly, the House also received report from its Committee on Justice, regarding the Administration of Criminal Justice.






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