The Delta State House of Assembly on Tuesday resumed plenary after a one month recess with the receipt of a letter from the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, seeking to reconstitute the Board of the Direct Labour Agency, DLA.
The Speaker, Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, who presided, read the names of the nominees as contained in the Governor’s letter.
They are Honourable Precious Ajaino ,Director General, Engineer Blessing Enamuotor, Honourable Ndudi Osakunih-Izuegbu and Engineer Austin Bebeteidoh, who were nominated as Directors.
The Governor noted that the nomination was in accordance with the powers conferred on him by Section Five, sub section one of the Delta State Direct Labour Agency law 2006.
The House Majority Leader, Honourable Tim Owhefere, moved a motion for the House to receive the letter for further consideration, which was seconded by the member representing the Patani Constituency, Honourable Emmanuel Sinebe and unanimously adopted.
The Speaker directed the nominees to submit thirty five copies of their Curriculum Vitae to the Office of the Clerk of the House on or before October 14, 2019 and appear for screening on October 15, 2019.
Meanwhile, the Speaker, Honourable Sheriff Oborevwori, has urged chairmen and members of the various House Committees to start articulating strategies for their legislative engagement with Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government as legislative activities would be stepped up as soon as the 2020 Budget proposal was presented to the House by the Governor.
Honourable Oborevwori, who stated this at plenary while welcoming members back from recess, said the House was in the last quarter of legislative business for the year, which required that the House should ensure robust plenary and committee engagements.
The Speaker commended members for their show of love and support for the leadership of the House and urged them to remain united.
Honourable Oborevwori used the opportunity to congratulate members for their victories at the Election Petitions Tribunal.