Mon. Sep 27th, 2021

Law Reform Commission.

The State Law Reform Commission has been reconstituted with Retired Justice K.O. Nwosu as Chairman.

Inaugurating the members of the Commission at the Ministry of Justice Umuahia at Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Chief Uche Ihediwa recalled that the tenure of the last Commission members has expired while there is an urgent need to reinvigorate the activities of the Commission and urged the new members to be proactive to their assignment.


Chief Ihediwa who congratulated the Commission members for their appointment said they were selected based on their wealth of experience while expecting them to justify the confidence reposed in them and advised them to collaborate the State House of Assembly to be updated with current Laws in place in the State as well as announced that their tenure is for five years.


Responding on behalf of other members of the Committee, the Chairman of the Commission the Retired Justice K.O. Nwosu appreciated the State Governor Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for finding them fit for the job and pledged to justify the confidence reposed in them.


Daniel Ugorji listed other members of the Commission to include Prof. Ngwakwe Ezenwa, Mr. Chi Adiele, Ogbonnaya Uko and Eze Onwuma, adding that the Solicitor General of the State and Permanent Secretary Ministry of Justice Umuahia, Mrs. Uzoamaka Uche Ikonne, Directors and Stakeholders in the Ministry witnessed the inauguration ceremony.


The member representing Arochukwu Ohafia Federal Constituency Chief Uko Nkole has advised host communities to always ensure the protection and security of projects cited in their areas to avoid vandalism.


Chief Nkole who made the remark when he paid an unscheduled visit to ascertain the extent of work at the ongoing construction of the Ohafia divisional water scheme which he attracted in line with the need and demand of the people of the area, expressed satisfaction at the level of work so far done, and the pace at which the project is going, and warned them against compromising with standards and quality.


He expressed optimism that on completion, the water scheme will serve the water needs of the people of Ohafia and environs while explaining that the project would have been concluded and delivered, but for the delays in the implementation of the Federal Government Budget owing to Covid-19 and other economic meltdown faced by the country, and further expressed joy that such initial hurdles have been crossed.

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