A Bill for a Law to Eliminate Violence in Private and Public Life, Prohibit all Forms of Violence Against Persons and to provide Maximum Protection and Effective Remedies for Victims and Punishment for Offenders and Other Matters Connected Therewith has been read the third time passed by Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.
The House equally passed, A Bill for for a law to Establish the Akwa Ibom State Bureau of Public Procurement and Budget Monitoring for the Conduct of Public Procurement in the State and for Other Matters Connected Therewith.
The State Parliament simultaneously passed the two Bills during its Tuesday’s plenary session when the House received reports from Chairmen House Committees on Women Affairs, Social welfare and cooperative, Rt. Hon. (Princess) Felicia Bassey – Deputy Speaker and the joint committee on Finance and Appropriations and Committee on Economic Planning spearheaded by Rt. Hon. Uduak Odudoh, Member IkotAbasi/Eastern Obolo State Constituency.
The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey directed the Clerk of the House, Mrs. Mandu Umoren to communicate the message to the State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel.
Also, A Bill for a Law to Establish the Akwa Ibom State Parks and Gardens Agency and for connected purposes having Hon. Ifiok Udo of Nsit Ibom State Constituency as the lead sponsor and 13 others scaled through first reading and committed to House Committee on Culture and Tourism for rescheduling.