Rivers New Speaker, Edison, Sets Up Special Committee, Reaffirms Suspension Of Erring Members


Briga News Nigeria

The new Speaker of Rivers State House of Assembly , Rt. Hon. Barr. Edison Ogerenye Ehie, DSSRS has re-affirmed the suspension of some erring members of the 10th State Assembly.

Responding to questions on the current issues bedeviling the House, the Speaker revealed that efforts are on ground to nail those distracting issues and that the House in addition will set up a Special Standing Committee that will look into the cases of the erring Members and report back to the House with recommendations on the way forward.

It was also gathered that the affected members will be given opportunities to defend themselves according to the House Rules. It’s expected that the House will soon resume its full Legislative Business as the Speaker thanked the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Sir Siminalayi Fubara for his usual quest to providing dividends of democracy for the people of the State and his determination to take the State’s economy to an enviable height.


Ken Uchendu
Legislative Correspondent
Rivers State House of Assembly


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