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Reps To Embark On Development Agenda For NE

After a two-week debate, the House of Representatives has approved a legislative agenda for the lower chamber of the 8th National Assembly with focus on employing the process of lawmaking to bring human and physical development to Nigeria through the presentation by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, on June 23, of a blueprint to drive the activities in the chamber.

The House of Representatives will collaborate with its counterpart in the Senate and other arms of government to legislate for the common good of the Nigerian people.

Against the background of insecurity, the Speaker last week came up with what could turn out to be the legislative solution that would alleviate the pains and address the yearnings of the people following the seemingly intractable menace of insurgency devastating the North Eastern region of the country.

Specifically, the Speaker in a motion sponsored by him and 87 other lawmakers titled “Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and Development of the North East Zone of Nigeria,” lamented the insurgency in the area and sought immediate intervention to provide succor for the people in the zone.

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