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RESIGNATION LETTER OF FORMER SPEAKER RT HON. ABOK AYUBA, READ ON THE FLOOR OF THE PLHA AMONGST OTHER LEGISLATIVE BUSINESSES

 


18th November, 2021.


The Twenty Twenty Two Appropriation Bill has been committed to Public Hearing.

This came to light when the Plateau State House of Assembly gave the Twenty Twenty Two Budget a second reading.


Thursday's Plenary which was presided by Speaker Yakubu Sanda is the first since the House relocated sittings to the Old Government House due to effects of damages on its Hallowed Chamber.


Presenting the synopsis of the 2022 Budget estimate, House Majority Leader Naanlong Daniel noted income and expenditure captured in next year's budget are geared towards revamping the State's economic fortunes.

         

Contributing on the debate about merits and demerits of the bill, lawmakers at plenary described the budget as realistic and attainable.


They advised government to seek alternative revenue sources to fund the budget.


Meantime, the Speaker Yakubu Sanda had read out a resignation letter written by the former speaker Abok Ayuba dated November 1st 2021.


The letter is committed to the Committees on Public Account and Petition and that of Rules and Business for necessary action.


Similarly, the Speaker Yakubu Sanda announced  names of chairmen for the House standing Committees.

The majority Leader Naanlong Daniel is to oversee the Information Committee.


Also within the Plenary, the Speaker presented two communications from the Executive Governor.


The first, seeking confirmation of three commissioner - nominees and  the other the approval of request for virement of funds for the takeover and completion of the inland container Depot located at Heipang.

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