The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the assembly was inaugurated on June 6, 1999.
Omadefu (APC– Keana) explained that the unveiling of the compendium on Oct.12 by 11am at Ta’al Conference Hotel, Lafia, would acquit the people of the state on the legislative activities since its birth.
He described the journey of the assembly as good, attributing the development witnessed across the state to the number and quality of bills and resolutions passed as well as other activities of the House in support to the state government.
”Nasarawa State House of Assembly is ready to launch its 2022 Compendium on Wednesday.
“Tagged, ‘The Journey So Far: 1999 to 2022’; the Compendium captured historical information, achievements and general activities of the House.
”It is worthy to note that the journey of the House has been good and rewarding, as we have passed 237 bills into law and 445 resolutions within the 23 years of its existence.
”While the first Assembly passed 33 bills, second Assembly passed 20 bills, third 31 bills, fourth Assembly 45 bills, fifth Assembly 48 bills and the present sixth Assembly has so far passed 44 bills.
16 are in different stages of passage.
”For resolutions, the first Assembly passed 136, the second passed 71, third passed 81, the fourth passed 57, the fifth passed 57, and the present which is the sixth Assembly has so far passed about 50 resolutions.
“All these bills and resolutions have direct bearing on the lives of the people of the state and other Nigerians,” he said.
Omadefu, however, called on stakeholders and other residents to attend the event so as to acquaint themselves with the full happenings of the House since inception.
He commended the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, for all his inclusive, purposeful, good leadership and his foresight in coming up with the idea of the compendium.
The legislative spokesman assured the executive and the judicial arms of government in the state of members continued commitment to effective partnership for the overall development of the state.