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National Assembly of Nigeria Renews Support for Parliament on Enhancement of Powers

National Assembly of Nigeria Renews Support for Parliament on Enhancement of Powers

Feb 04, 2016 Written by
The President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki has declared that the Nigerian National Assembly is ready to work with the ECOWAS Parliament to achieve its objective of transiting from an advisory body to a co-decision and law-making body for the West African region but that it requires the Parliament’s full commitment for this to happen. In his goodwill message at the inauguration of the Fourth Legislature in Abuja, Nigeria on Thursday, Senator Saraki noted that a parliament should make laws and conduct oversight functions for it to be able to actualise the vision…
Honourable Moustapha Cissé Lô is Speaker of Fourth Legislature

Honourable Moustapha Cissé Lô is Speaker of Fourth Legislature

Feb 04, 2016 Written by
Honourable Moustapha Cissé Lô from Republic of Senegal has unanimously emerged as the Speaker of the Fourth Legislature of the ECOWAS Parliament at the inaugural session on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria and has received the instrument of office in accordance with the Parliament’s Supplementary Protocol. He will serve four years. His emergence is based on a rotational system in alphabetical order in accordance with Article 15 of the Supplementary Protocol establishing the Parliament, which necessitated the Fourth Parliament electing a Speaker from the Republic of Senegal following the end of the mandate of the former Speaker from the Federal Republic…
I am Happy with Our Accomplishments -- Ekweremadu

I am Happy with Our Accomplishments -- Ekweremadu

Feb 04, 2016 Written by
The outgone Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu was upbeat about the achievements of the Community Parliament under his leadership as he gave his final address at the inauguration of the Fourth Legislature in Abuja on Thursday. He identified the Supplementary Act to Enhancement the Power of the Parliament as the greatest accomplishment of the Third Legislature even as he said the non-signing of the document by the Authority dashed the expectations. The Act did not get the needed signatures to bring it into force due to concerns by some stakeholders even after it was well received initially,…
ECOWAS Parliament Inaugurates 4th Legislature, Gets New Speaker

ECOWAS Parliament Inaugurates 4th Legislature, Gets New Speaker

Feb 04, 2016 Written by
The Fourth Legislature of the ECOWAS Parliament has been inaugurated with Honourable Moustapha Cissé Lô from Republic of Senegal being unanimously elected as Speaker. Honourable Lô, who is the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of Senegal, will serve four years. His emergence is based on a rotational system in alphabetical order in accordance with Article 15 of the Supplementary Protocol establishing the Parliament, which necessitated the Fourth Parliament electing a Speaker from the Republic of Senegal following the end of the mandate of the former Speaker from the Federal Republic of Nigeria. A memorandum signed by all members of…

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