By Dave Okpogadie, Asaba
Delta State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed nominees forwarded to the House by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as Director General and Directors of the Direct Labour Agency, (DLA).
The screening of the nominees followed a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Honourable Tim Owhefere seconded by the Chief Whip, Hon. Pat Ajudua at Tuesday’s plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.
The nominees are Hon Precious Ajaino, director general, Blessing Enamuotor, Ndudi Osakunih-Izuegbu and Austin Bebeteidoh as directors.
The nominees introduced themselves and stated the lawmakers representing them in the House.
Thereafter the majority leader Hon Owhefere who introduced the nominees said the four nominees are known to the House having been screened previously noting that they have contributed to the development of the state.
He said the nominees have impeccable character and integrity in the various positions they have held in the state hence they were nominated by the governor.
The majority leader said the Direct Labour Agency is an interventionist agency in the road sector, saying there is need for the house to clear the nominees in order for them to commence the mandate of the agency to impact positively on road rehabilitation and construction.
Hon Owhefere thereafter, applied that the nominees be allowed to take a bow and that was granted by the speaker who directed them to take a bow.The majority leader, Hon Owhefere later moved for the confirmation of the nominees seconded by the member representing Sapele Constituency, Honourable Felix Anirah and adopted
The House also screened and confirmed the nominee for appointment as secretary of Patani Local Government Council, Agori John Ebipuakebina.Hon Owhefere had earlier moved for the screening of the nominee seconded by HonEmmanuel Sinebe who later introduced the nominee to the House.
He was also asked to take a bow by the speaker.