Both leaders made the call at the 30th/31st convocation of the West Africa Theological Seminary on Saturday, September 11.
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Lawan joined other distinguished Senators, his family members, friends and political associates in celebrating the joyous occasion with his deputy whom he described as “a worthy son of Urhobo and great representative of Delta Central Senatorial District.”
Kalu said Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State House of Assembly elections can hold concurrently same day
The Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, made the position of the Senate known on Thursday during the national public hearing on the review of the 1999 Constitution.
Senior lawyers like Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) had sought a totally new constitution for Nigeria.
Lawan made this known on Tuesday in an announcement to that effect and conveyed in a letter addressed to him by the Chairman of the Constitution Review Committee, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege.
Gulak was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State capital, at the weekend. Police on Sunday said his assailants had been killed.
Okowa disclosed this at the third session of the 8th Synod of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ughelli Diocese.
In a congratulatory message, Senator Omo-Agege, who is the Leader of the All Progressives Congress in the South South, emphasised that children and followers who sustain inherited legacies contribute significantly to building not only a family name but a great nation and humanity.
Omo-Agege made the remarks while fielding questions from newsmen at end of the APC South-South Zone Town Hall Meeting on Constitution Review on Saturday in Asaba, Delta State.
Omo-Agege, gave the charge in an address at the APC South-South Town Hall Meeting for Constitution Review in Asaba.
The monarchs in their submission before the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Constitution Review said that for peace and security to reign in the country, particularly at the grassroots level, the traditional rulers must be given constitutional role in governance as was the practice in the past from pre – colonial era , during colonial period and even post colonial era up to 1976.
Omo-Agege said this at the Host Community Colloquium on the PIB in Owerri on Tuesday.
The Deputy Senate President made a case for 100 per cent utilisation of the funds for oil-bearing communities, as against the practice where states release only 50 per cent of the money to development commissions in their states.
His Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga, said in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja that Omo-Agege’s appeal came on the heels of recent threats by a coalition of nine militant groups in the Niger Delta expressing readiness to resume hostilities by attacking oil and gas facilities.
Omo-Agege gave the expression in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga in Abuja on Sunday.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Office of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who is also the committee’s chairman.
Omo-Agege, who is the Chairman of the Senate Panel on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, made this known at the first meeting of the Ad hoc Committee after its inauguration on February 12, 2020.
Senator Omo-Agege also commiserated with the late Editor’s family, management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper, Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Nigeria Guild of Editors over the unfortunate incident.
The Senate Spokesman, Senator Godiya Akwashiki, made this known while responding to questions from newsmen over the alleged conviction in 1998.