By Danjuma Joseph Lafia
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has screened and confirmed Alhaji Mohammed Musa Dan’Azumi, as the Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Educstion Board( SUBEB) and three others as permanent members of the board.
Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi,announced this after the screening of the SUBEB nominees during the House proceedings today in Lafia.
It would be recalled that on March 10, 2021 the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, recieved the re-nomination of Alhaji Mohammed Musa Dan’Azumi, the Executive Chairman of SUBEB) and three others as permanent members of the board from Gov. Abdullahi Sule.
Balarabe Abdullahi while congratulating the nominees for their appointments, urged them to justify the confidence reposed on them by discharging their duties without fear or favour.
” Last week, we have received a letter from His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule nominating Alhaji Mohammed Musa Dan’Azumi as Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board ( NSUBEB) and three other permanent members for screening.
“The 3 other members of the board nominated by the Governor are Sameel Bariki as Permanent member 1 from Akwanga LGA, Musa Sule Usman, Permanent member 2, from Lafia LGA and Joseph Kaura, Permanent member 3, from Karu LGA of the state respectively.
” And today we have screened and confirmed the nominees as sent to the House to serve as Chairman and permanent members of the board,” he said.
He appreciated members of the House for their time, commitment, cooperation and understanding for the successful screening and confirmation of the nominees.
” And I urge you to continue in that direction for the overall development of our state and the country at large,”the Speaker, added.
The speaker has directed the Clerk of the House to communicate the confirmation of the nominees to Governor Abdullahi Sule.
Earlier, Dr Peter Akwe ( PDP- Obi 1), from the constituency where the SUBEB chairman hails from , has appealed to his colleagues to confirm the SUBEB Chairman considering his positive contributions to the development of the education sector and the state at large.
” He is doing well and if given another opportunity as SUBEB chairman, he will take the education sector to the greater height,” he said.
Hon Daniel Ogazi, the Chairman, House Committee on Education said that the SUBEB chairman is committed to the development of the education sector in the state while calling on his colleagues to confirm Dan’Azumi in the interest of the education sector and the state at large.
Meantime, A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Levying and Collection of Radio and Television License Rate by Nasarawa State, Regulate the Administration of the Radio and Television License Rates and for Connected Purposes scaled second reading.
The Speaker Committed the bill to the House Committee on Information in conjunction with house committee on Public Account to work on the bill and submit its report to the House on 12th April, 2021 after Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the bill to scale second reading which was seconded by Hon Danladi Jatau, the Minority Leader of the House