Taraba chief appointment, disposition bill passes second reading
By Salihu Yusuf Nuhu, Jalingo
The bill to provide for Taraba State Chief Appointment and Disposition Law and other matters 2021 has passed through second reading.
This followed a motion moved by the deputy majority leader Ahmed Dawud Jedua and seconded by the minority leader Bashir Mohammed paved way for the majority leader Douglas Yahaya Ndatse to lay the bill at the floor of the house.
Leading the debate the majority leader Douglas Yahaya Ndatse said the bill which seek to defined the terms and references of royal father’s in the state came at the right time urging his colleagues to give it a speedy passage.
In their various comments Timothy Habila Anderifun saluted the courage of the governor saying it will give the royal father’s independence to operate.
Also,Tafarki Agbadu Eneme of Kurmi Constituency, Pius Sabo of Wukari I Constituency, Ahmed Dawud Jedua of Gembu Constituency and John Kizito Bonzena applauded the executive saying haven created chiefdom a law needs to be established for the betterment of the state.
Earlier the speaker professor Joseph Albasu Kunini said the bill came at the appropriate time considering the security challenges bedeviling the state.
The Clerk of the House, Mellah Onrgue was asked to read the long tittle of the bill and thereafter the bill was referred to the committee on local government and chieftaincy affairs and given three weeks to report back to the house.
Similarly the bill seeking to provide for Taraba State youth council and Associations law and for other matters connected thereto has passed through second reading.
The clerk of the house Mellah Onrgue took the short tittle of the bill and the bill was referred to the committee on business and rules to reschedule it for the next legislative date.