AKHA CONFIRMS NOMINEES FOR SUBEB BOARD

AKHA CONFIRMS NOMINEES FOR SUBEB BOARD

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of the nominees sent in by the State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel last week for State Universal Basic Education Board’s job.

This was considered today by the House presided over by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey on the heels of the House scrutiny of the nominees at the Committee of Judiciary, Justice, Human Rights and Public Petitions after receiving the Governor’s message containing the nominees last week Tuesday.

After due consideration of the report of the House Committee on Judiciary, Justice, Human Right and Public Petition presented by its Chairman, Hon. Victor Ekwere, the House at its committee of the Whole ratified the nominees.

As confirmed by the House, the nominees include the immediate past Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Obong Paul Ekpo, as the Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board.

Other members include Mr. Moses Enoidem, Mr. Ekong Akpan Ambrose, Ini Friday Akpan, and Mr. Johnny Udoh.

The Speaker ordered the Clerk to communicate the House resolution to the Governor for further executive action.

Meanwhile, the House has referred the Bill for a Law to Establish Akwa Ibom State Health Insurance Agency and for Other Matters Connected Thereto, sponsored by Hon. Udeme Otong of Abak State Constituency, to the House Committee on Business, Rules and Privileges for rescheduling after it went through the first reading.

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