By CrossRiverWatch Admin
Honorable Ochiglegor Idagbo last week was announced a member of the House of Representatives special ad hoc committee on political agitation in Nigeria with a view to finding out their root cause and reporting their recommendations to the House.
Legor represents Obudu/Obanliku/Bekwarra federal constituency and will join the House Minority Leader, Leo Ogor and Pally Iriase as members of the committee from the South – South geopolitical zone.
The committee’s terms of reference includes the appraisal of “the various functions of the 3 tiers or government and determine the necessity of the issue of devolution of power;
“To ensure wide consultation with opinion leaders in the six Geo-political Zones with a view to having their inputs;
“To advise the House to develop and recommend a blueprint that will douse the tension among aggrieved persons across the nation.
“To submit a report to the House within 8 weeks.”
Other members of the 16 – man committee include the majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (South West), the Chief Whip, Ado Garba Alhassan (North West), Umar Buna Jibril (North Central) and Umar Yakubu (North West).
Also, Chukwuka Onyema (South East), Binta Bello (North East), Olabode Ayorinde (South West), Nnenna Ijeoma Uleje (South East), Aminu Shehu Shagari (North West), Orker-Jev Emmanuel Yisa (North Central), Bertara Aliyu Muktar (North East) and Abdulrazak Namdas (North East) are part of the committee.
The committee is to liase with State Governments, Local Government, Civil Societies, the Nigeria Bar Association, interest groups as well as others and will spend 3 days consulting with each of the geopolitical zones.
The committee has 8 weeks to carry out this functions.
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