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Pro-Wike Lawmakers Give Gov Fubara 7 Days To Represent 2024 Budget

The Rivers State House of Assembly led by Martin Amaewhule has issued a 7-day ultimatum to Governor Siminalayi Fubara to represent the 2024 budget to the House...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

The order follows the first sitting of the lawmakers loyal to Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike, on Monday after some months.

The other House led by Victor Oko-Jumbo is also holding a parallel sitting.

Fubara had earlier presented the budget to the other House loyal to him when his current Chief of Staff Edison Ehie presided as the Speaker.

Ehie and the other pro-Fubara lawmakers passed the budget estimates, and the governor signed the bill into law. He stated that it is aimed at promoting economic development, inclusive growth, and addressing socio-economic inequality in the state.

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