College of Nursing Establishment, Urban/Regional Planning bills scale second reading in AKHA

* Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA  _______________________________ Two private member bills namely, Akwa Ibom State College of Nursing and Midwifery (Establishment Bill, 2018) and the Akwa Ibom State Urban and Regional Planning bill, 2018 scaled second reading on Tuesday at the House of Assembly. The College of Nursing and Midwifery bill titled, ‘A bill for a […]

2018 budget: AKHA fixes Thursday for absentee MDAs to defend allocations

. Usoro Akpanusoh, Chairman, AKHA Committee on Finance & Appropriations  __________________________________   Itoro BASSEY  kwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Appropriations and Finance has fixed Thursday 4th January 2018 to receive heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) who failed to honour earlier invitations to defend their agencies’ 2018 budgets. This is contained […]

Make public Akwa Ibom’s debt profile, AKHA tells Gov Udom

. The public hearing session yesterday  ________________________________________   kwa Ibom State House of Assembly, yesterday, succumbed to pressure from members of the public who had insisted on knowing the debt profile of the state, as the Chairman of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Usoro Akpanusoh, directed the state government to open up on […]

Speaker urges FG to ensure equal release of funds for development in N’Delta 

. Akwa Ibom Deputy Governor, Mr Moses Ekpo (M), Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke (L) & others at the public hearing/stakeholders meeting on the proposed constitution amendment on Monday  _______________________________________   ollowing the announced withdrawal of 1billion dollars by the federal government to fight Boko Haram in the North-east […]

Remarks by Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA, on resumption from recess on 12th September, 2017

. Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA _____________________________________________ REMARKS BY THE SPEAKER OF THE AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, RT HON ONOFIOK LUKE, AT THE RESUMPTION FOR SITTING FOLLOWING THE RECESS OF THE 3RD SESSION OF THE 6TH ASSEMBLY TODAY, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 Dear distinguished colleagues, It is with gratitude to God Almighty that I […]