Nasarawa govt creates 4 new chiefdoms



The Nasarawa state Government, Friday, sought the approval of the state House of Assembly for the creation of new chiefdoms in the state.

The Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this in Lafia after the House pass into Law “A bill for a Law to Amend the Nasarawa state local government Amendment Law 2018.

The speaker said the House gave the bill accelerated passage considering the importance of traditional institution towards the maintenance of peace and for societal development.

He said Governor Umaru Al-Makura is seeking the approval of the House for the creation of Gudi, Musha, Gitata and Gude chiefdoms with a third class status.

“Gudi chiefdom to be carved  out of Ngah chiefdom in Akwanga LGA, Musha chiefdom to be carved out of Migili chiefdom in Obi LGA.

“And Gitata and Gude chiefdoms to be carved out of Karu and Obi local government areas of the state respectively, all with third class status.

The governor explained that the creation of the additional chiefdoms in the state  was in line with the power vested on him by the constitution as well in line  with the state local government amendment Law.

Earlier, Majority leader Tanko Tunga while reading the governor’s letter at the floor of the House solicited his colleagues support and cooperation to give  Al-Makura’s request a speedy passage.

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