Benue Assembly announces party leadership positions
By Bridgey Ikyado
The Ruling All Progressives Congress Party, APC in Benue State has announced the appointment of the Member of the Benue State House of Assembly representing Mbagwa Ushongo II State Constituency, Mr. Saater Tiseer as the Majority Leader of the Tenth Assembly.
This is contained in a statement by Amb. Akume Raphael, Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker 27th June 2023.
Announcing the Party positions on the floor of the Assembly during today’s sitting, the Speaker, Hon. Aondona Dajoh named Mr. Cyril Ekong of Oju II Constituency as the Deputy Majority Leader, while the Majority Chief Whip is Dr. Yanmar Ortese from Guma 1 Constituency with Mr. Peter Ipusu of Katsina Ala West Constituency as the Deputy Chief Whip.
He also announced Mr. Audu Michael of Adoka/Ugboju Constituency as the Minority Leader while Barr. William Ortyom of Guma II Constituency is now the Minority Whip of the Assembly.
The Speaker who congratulated them for the confidence imposed on them by their political parties, also charged them to justify the confidence reposed in them by their parties saying he and the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly are disposed to working with all of them in the over all interest of the State Legislature and the State at large.
The Speaker, Hon. Aondona Dajoh there after adjourned the House to 4th of July, 2023, to enable members proceed for the Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebration and wished the Muslim Ommah and the people of the State a happy celebration.