Benue Speaker seeks synergy with former Speakers
By Bridget Ikyado
Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Hon. Hyacinth Aondona Dajoh has solicited the support and partnership with former Presiding Officers of the State Legislature to enable him lay a solid foundation for the development of the Legislature in the State.
In tbe Statment by Akume Raphael,
Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Hon. Dajoh who met with some former Speakers of the Benue State House of Assembly in Makurdi, stated that he was ready to tap from their wealth of experience in order to grow the Legislative arm of government which he described as the Pillar of Democracy.
The Speaker said his doors will remain open to all the former Presiding Officers and appealed to them to always feel free to offer suggestions and advises that will make the Tenth Assembly live up to the expectations of Benue people.
Responding separately, Mr. Mzenda Iho, Mr. Terseer Tsumba, Barr. David Iorhemba and Chief Mrs Margaret Ichen all appreciated the Speaker for partnering with them in his onerous task of leading the Tenth Benue State House of Assembly. They assured Hon. Dajoh of their willingness to always stand with him by way of offering constructive advice and criticisms where necessary and thanked him for being the first sitting Speaker of the Assembly to solicit the support of former Presiding Officers.
In a vote of thanks, the member representing Buruku State Constituency in the House, Mr. Abraham Jabi thanked the former Speakers for agreeing to support the current Speaker in his task of leading the Tenth Assembly and pleged that members of the Tenth Assembly will continue to give the Speaker all the support required to succeed.
The meeting had Hon. Peter Ipusu Hon. Manger Manger Hon. Abraham Jabi and Hon. Berger Alfred Emberga in attendance.