Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Thursday charged the newly inaugurated members of the State Assembly to swing into action by making quick the passage of bills that will be beneficial to the citizens of Adamawa.
The Governor spurred the challenge when he inaugurated members of the seventh Adamawa State House of Assembly at the legislative chamber in Yola.
Governor Umaru Fintiri posited that the people of Adamawa State voted for change, and therefore urged all the members to offer to the electorates the required legislation that will guarantee dividends of democracy to all.
He further urged the legislators to make good governance not only possible but sustainable so as to fast track development for the state to forge ahead.
The Governor expressed confidence that the current administration will rewrite the history and change the twisted narrative associated with Adamawa State by embarking on people oriented projects.
Governor Umaru Fintiri revealed that his administration will immediately present before the Honourable House, a bill to outlaw the Shilla notorious terror group and to also prescribe punitive measures against all forms of criminality within the state.
The Governornor expressed optimism and looks forward to working with the all members regardless of party differences so as to build a harmonious relationship among the different arms of Government with regards to the principle of the separation of power.
Earlier on Hon Aminu Iya Abass ( PDP ) of the Uba /Gaya constituency emerged as the Speaker after contesting the position unopposed .
Hon Pwamwakaino Mackondo (PDP) Numanbalso emerged as Deputy speaker.
The new speaker also led the 25 Members of the state Assembly to a courtesy call on the Governor at the Government House.
(Credit: George Kushi, Chief Press Secretary to Adamawa State Deputy Governor)