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36 State Houses of Assembly Endorse LG Autonomy

*Devolution of power is for sustainable growth

Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly have unanimously endorsed local government autonomy for grassroots development in the country.

Speakers of Houses of Assembly with the Yola monarch
Speakers of state parliaments with the Yola monarch

This was part of the resolutions adopted Monday at the conference of Speakers of state legislatures of Nigeria in Yola, with all the 36 states Speakers in attendance.

The chairman of the conference, Hon. Ismail Abdulmumini Kamba, who is also Speaker of Kebbi State House of Assembly, said public hearing on the autonomy will be conducted across the country for more inputs from Nigerians.

Kamba explained that far reaching decisions and inputs aimed at positioning the country is expected at the end of the public hearing.

He urged the National Assembly to hasten the transmission of the approved Bill on devolution of power to state Assemblies for consideration, validation and adoption.

He reiterated the commitment of states Assemblies in pushing forward the idea of devolution of power for sustainable growth and development.

“The State Houses of Assembly are ready to push forward the idea of devolution of power in the country. We urge the National Assembly to hasten the transmission of the approved Bill to respective state Assemblies for inputs and subsequent approval”, Kamba explained.

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