October 26, 2021

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Nasarawa Assembly passes 4 executive bills into law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly says it has passed four executive bills into law to bring speedy development to the state.

The Speaker of the House, Mr. Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced this shortly after the House Leader, Mr. Tanko Tunga, moved the motion during the House proceedings in Lafia, the state capital.

The bills passed are; Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme and Other Related Matters, and Bill for a Law to Enact the Nasarawa State Public Audit Law 2021 and for Other Matters Connected Therewith.

Others are Bill for a Law to Provide for the Establishment of Office of the Auditor General for Local Governments and Other Matters Incidental Thereto and Bill for a Law for the Establishment of the Nasarawa State Debt Management Office and for Other Matters Connected Therewith.

According to him, the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme would improve on the health status of civil servants and other people of the state if assented to by the governor.

He added that the Nasarawa State Public Audit law among other bills passed during the day’s sitting would enhance accountability, probity and transparency in governance.

He directed the clerk to the House to produce clean copies of the bills for Governor Abdullahi Sule’s assent.

In the same vein, a bill to repeal the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Financial Management Law 2020 and for Other Matters Connected Therewith scaled through the first and second reading during the House proceedings.