The National Assembly caucus, which described the ban as draconian, decried that many Nigerians are losing their sources of livelihood to the action.
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The caucus, in a statement issued on Monday by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu, said the All Progressives Congress administration had crippled the nation’s economy and brought untold hardships to Nigerians.
The caucus had through its spokesperson, Hon. Francis Agbo, demanded a retraction of comments and an apology from the official spokesman of the House, Rep. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, who had claimed that Elumelu’s motion could not be debated yet on the floor of the House because it did not follow House rules.
The spokesman for the caucus, Hon. Francis Ottah Agbo, said in a statement on Friday that the claim by the chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs/spokesman of the House, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, that the motion was not presented under an appropriate rule is “completely dumb, frivolous and exposes his poor knowledge of legislative procedures.”
Pantami has been under fire for once preaching the violent cause of extremist Islamist sects and Jihadist narratives of al-Qaeda and the Taliban before he became a minister in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gbajabiamila said this at a Two-Day Leadership Master Class Training for Nollywood Actors organised by House Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu, on Friday in Abuja.
Gbajabiamila, in a statement by Lanre Lasisi, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, on Monday in Abuja, said that Okonjo-Iweala’s track record speaks volumes.
The bill which sought to peg the maximum age for politicians vying for offices was sponsored by Bede Eke (PDP-Imo) at plenary on Wednesday.
The House, at the plenary on Wednesday, described the two weeks given to SIM card users by the Nigerian Communications Commission to provide their NIN to service providers as grossly inadequate.
This was sequel to an amendment raised by Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta) while the house was debating a motion on the need to adopt non-interest banking system sponsored by Kabir Tukura (APC-Kebbi) at plenary.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Hembe announced his defection at Tuesday’s plenary, declining to state reasons for his action.
The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion of matters of urgent public importance on: “Incessant malpractices associated with diplomatic posting and deliberate draining of resources in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a call for investigation,” sponsored by the Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu.
The bill which is also known as Petroleum Industry Bill passed second reading after hours of debate during plenary on Tuesday in Abuja.
I recall the Ndudi Elumelu corruption probe of the power sector in 2009, where, as Chairman of the House Committee on Power, “the prober” was accused of receiving bribes and allegedly annexing N5.2 billion from the rural electrification budget alongside other officials on the panel. I would like to ask, what came out of this all-important and well-noised probe? Nothing!
The lawmakers expressed their displeasure in Abuja in a statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta).
Elumelu made this known in a statement by his Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Oyomira Idahosa, on Tuesday in Abuja.
The caucus made the call in statement signed by the Minority Leader of the House, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), on Friday in Abuja while reacting to the attack on the convoy of Governor Baba Zulum of Borno State by suspected bandits.
The order was given on Tuesday during the House plenary.
This was sequel to an unanimous adoption of a motion by the Minority Leader of the House, Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), at the plenary on Tuesday.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a solidarity message to Nigerians on June 12 celebration, stressed that the practice of democracy demands respect for rules at all levels, adherence to the dictates of the law, tolerance, mutual respect as well as upholding of principles of justice, equality and fairness in public and private settings.