IGHRAKPATA COMMENDS STATE ASSEMBY FOR EXPEDITED PASSAGE OF THREE BILLS

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The Deputy Chief Whip of the Delta State House of Assembly, Honourable (Chief) Solomon Ighrakpata, has expressed satisfaction with events in the State Legislature in the past few weeks.

Speaking with newsmen shortly after the House adjourned, Ighrakpata, who represents the Uvwie constituency, said the passage of three Bills, namely the Delta State Community Security Corps Agency Bill, the Delta State Occupational Safety Bill and the Delta State Violence Against Persons Bill within one week was remarkable.

The Lawmaker, who also chairs the House Committee on Special Duties,  stated that the growing insecurity in the country informed the proposed Delta State Community Security Corps Agency and commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for sending the Bill to the House.

He said the community based security outfit when established would  collaborate with other security agencies in policing the state.

The Uvwie representative explained that the Delta State Occupational Safety Bill was another smart move by the Governor at maintaining law and order across the state.

Ighrakpata expressed optimism that the two Bills would help improve the security situation in the state, stressing that sustainable peace and a crime free environment were needed for development to thrive in the state.

On the Bill for a law to eliminate violence in private and public life and prohibit all forms of violence against persons, the Deputy Chief Whip said the proposed law would change domestic life style in many homes across the state.

He emphasized that the quick legislative actions on the three Executive Bills were clear indicattions of the seriousness attached to peace, security and good governance of the state by the Delta State House of Assembly.

The Lawmaker assured of sustainable synergy between the State Legislature and the Executive in the development of the state.

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