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Anambra assembly passes bill for establishment of fishery and aquaculture agency

By Sunny A. David, Awka
The Anambra State House of Assembly has passed a bill for a law to establish the Fishery and Aqua-Culture Business Development Agency.
The Bill sponsored by the executive arm of government was passed during plenary.
Leading debate on the Bill, the Deputy Majority Leader, Mr. Paschal Agbodike emphasized that when Governor Obiano gives assent to it, it will go a long way in stimulating the production of fishery and Aqua culture in Anambra State.
According to him, the Bill will take a lot of youths off the streets by creating employment opportunities for them, thereby meeting the vision of the present administration in Agriculture.
Speaker of the House, Barrister Rita Maduagwu who described the bill as a welcome development read out the bill while members of the House supported through voice vote.
Also at plenary, the Anambra State Legislative Management Fund bill scaled second reading.
The House later adjourned sitting till January 22, 2019.

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