The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has approved the request of Governor Abdullahi Sule for appointment of 20 Special Advisers.
The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi said this after an emergency sitting of the House on Thursday in Lafia.
Abdullahi said that the approval was to enable Sule to appoint the advisers that would assist in implementing his policies and programmes for the people.
“His Excellency has sent a request for the appointment of 20 Special Advisers that will assist him in the consolidation of his policies and programmes.
“After an extensive deliberation on His Excellency’s request, the request is hereby granted by the Honourable House,” he said.
Abdullahi assured of the readiness of the house to partner with the Executive in order to ensure speedy development across the state.
Jacob Kudu (APC- Nassarawa Eggon East) and other lawmakers supported the approval.
The lawmakers said that the appointment of the Special Advisers would ensure speedy development of the State.
The Speaker announced that Gov. Abdullahi Sule had approved total renovation of the Assembly Complex.
He added that the action was in line with the governt’s commitment to create an enabling environment for the lawmakers and other staff for effective service delivery.
He said that the Ministry of Works would soon commence work at the complex.
“We are proceeding on recess today, June 8, to resume on July 10, to enable the Ministry of Works renovate the House, as approved by His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule,” he said.
Majority Leader of the House, Mohammed Omadefu (APC- Keana), moved for the House to proceed on recess, while Musa Ibrahim (NNPP- Doma South), the Minority Leader seconded.