By Nick Dugba
The Taraba state House of Assembly has resumed sitting after the Christmas and New Year break with the determination to pass seven pending Bills into Law.
In a resumed sitting Monday, the Speaker of the House, Peter Abel Diah, stated that the Bills were being processed and needed to be ‘put to a logical conclusion’.
The Bills are: The Taraba State Appropriation Bill 2017, The Taraba state Control of Chainsaw ( Amendment No. 1) Bill 2017, The Taraba State Environmental Protection Agency (Amendment) Bill, The Taraba State Waste Management Agency Establishment Bill, 2017, The Taraba state Thuggery and Other Related Offences (Amendment) Bill, The Taraba State Harmonization of Conditions of Service of Law Officers with Magistrates (Amendment) Bill 2017 and The Taraba State Council for Interreligious Affairs Establishment Bill 2017.
The Speaker added that “apart from the Appropriation Bill, all other Bills have been processed to the level of consideration of the reports of the committees on the Bills concerned”.
He then reiterated the “commitment of the House to ensuring that the cordial working relationship and mutual respect that exist between the legislature and executive is sustained”.