HomeNewsGov Fubara Orders Rivers Assembly To Sit At Govt House

Gov Fubara Orders Rivers Assembly To Sit At Govt House

Governor Siminalayi Fubara has published a gazette on an Executive Order he issued that has moved the sitting of the Rivers State House of Assembly to the Government House.

After arsonists set the assembly complex on fire, the government demolished the place and the House sat at the legislative quarters.

In the gazetted order dated October 30, 2023, the state Legislature will now hold sittings at the Government House until the rebuilding of the assembly complex, he ordered demolished after a fire incident in October.

The gazette reads: “That on the 29th day of October 2023, a fire incident occasioned by unknown persons burned and damaged the hallowed chambers of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

“That the Hallowed Chamber of the Rivers State House of Assembly in its present state is unsafe and constitutes a threat to the lives of the staff and the Honourable members of the Rivers State House of Assembly and thus not conducive for the business and proceeding of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

“That it is expedient to carry out urgent repairs, renovation, and reconstruction of the burnt and damaged chambers of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

“That it is further reasonable to ensure that the business and proceedings of the Rivers State House of Assembly are not impeded and frustrated.

“Now therefore, I, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, the Governor of Rivers State this 30th day of October 2023, pursuant to the powers vested in me under the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended) hereby issue, order, and direct that all proceedings and business of Rivers State House of Assembly shall temporarily take place at the Auditorium, Admin Block, Government House, Port Harcourt until the repairs, renovation or reconstruction of the chambers of the Rivers State House of Assembly are completed.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

AD

Must Read

spot_img