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Amaechi Lauds State Assembly For Recognizing Sacrifice of Lawmakers

Rivers State Governor Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has commended the State House of Assembly for initiating an award aimed at recognizing the contributions of the State’s lawmakers to the development of the State.
Governor Amaechi made this commendation during a Corporate Parley/Fund Raising or the Red Carpet 20l2 organized by the State House of Assembly in Port Harcourt.
Represented by his deputy, Engr. Tele Ikuru. Governor Amaechi said it is the first time in the history of this nation that any State House of Assembly would deem it necessary to recognize the sacrifices made by lawmakers describing the Red Carpet 2012 as a positive development aimed at rewarding their contributions to the development of the State and humanity.
The State Chief Executive noted that it is a step in the right direction: extolling the House for collaborating with the Executive in the formulation and implementation of positive and people oriented policies in the State, assured the legislators of his administrations support and sustained cordial relationship.
In his speech, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Otelemaba Dan Amachree said the event is put together to raise funds for the premiere event coming up in September, explaining that it is to honour hard work and excellence in legislative business for both past and serving members who have distinguished themselves since October, 1979. When the Assembly was proclaimed, disclosing that the State Assembly has been adjudged the best because of its peaceful and harmonious relationship with the executive.
Earlier in a talk on ‘corporate Legislation, Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria.” Dr. BasiI Nnamdi of the University of Port Harcourt stressed the importance of a legal framework that would fast track the economic development of the country, calling on the legislators to live up to their responsibilities and also review the tax laws in the State to check double taxation. ####

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