JALINGO – The eighth Taraba State House of Assembly passed 24 bills; it also passed several resolutions.
This was disclosed during a, induction/orientation workshop for members-elect, which ended on Wednesday in Jalingo.
According to speaker of the House, Abel Diah, “Despite the daunting challenges we faced during the period under review, ranging from communal clashes, insurgencies, Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Bill and the kidnapping of our dear colleague, Barr Hosea Ibi, which eventually led to his untimely death, this House rose against these challenges to pass 24 bills, which were assented into laws and several resolutions”.
Diah, while opening the workshop, stated that the essence of the retreat was to expose members-elect to the modus operandi of legislative activities.
While advising the members-elect, the speaker said, “The secret of a successful legislature is dialogue with one another and with other arms of government”.