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BREAKING: Labour Party lawmakers elect PDP member Enugu speaker

by OkeomaNews

The Labour Party dominated Enugu State House of Assembly has elected the Peoples Democratic Party member representing Udi North State Constituency, Hon. Uche Ugwu, as their Speaker.

Of the 24 members of the House of Assembly, the Labour Party has 14 members, while the PDP has 10 members.

The Clerk of the House, Dr. Emma Udaya, set the motion for the business of the day.

Iloabuchi Aniagu, Nkanu West State Constituency, nominated the immediate past deputy speaker of the House, Uche Ugwu of Udi North State Constituency, for the position of Speaker.The motion was seconded by Chukwudi Nwankwo, the member-elect for Awgu South.

Following his nomination and subsequent acceptance of the nomination, Uche Ugwu, in the absence of any other nomination, was declared the Speaker.

“I hear by declare Uche Calistus Ugwu as the Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly,” the Clerk of the House/Head of Legislative Service, Udaya, said.

For the position of Deputy Speaker, Jane Eneh of Awgu North Constituency nominated Prince Ezenta Ezeani of Igboetiti West Constituency; the nomination was seconded by Okey Mba, member-elect, Nkanu East.

In the absence of further nominations, Ezenta Ezeani was declared the deputy speaker by the clerk

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