Nasarawa Lawmakers Pass Judiciary Financial Autonomy Bill Into Law


The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed into law a bill to repeal and re-enact the Nasarawa State Judiciary Financial Management Law and Other Matters Connected Therewith.

Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House, who announced the passage of the bill into law during the House proceedings at the Assembly complex in Lafia, said that the bill if assented to by Gov. Abdullahi Sule will ensure the financial autonomy of the judicial arm of government.

He said the law was to assist the Judiciary to carry out its responsibilities effectively,” he said.

The speaker directed the clerk to the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Gov. Sule’s assent.

His words,” May I request the Clerk to produce a clean copy of the bill for vetting before transmitting to His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule for assent,” the speaker said

Earlier, Hon Daniel Ogazi, the Deputy Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the bill to scale third reading.

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Hon Abel Bala, the Minority Leader of the House seconded the motion while the House unanimously passed the bill into law.

Newsflagship was informed that the was sponsored by Hon. Umar Tanko Tunga, the majority leader of the house.

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