Bill for creation of Tiga state scales first reading

The bill seeking the creation of Tiga State from Kano State has scaled the first reading on the floor of the senate.

Senator Kawu Abdurrahman, representing Kano South Senatorial District, presented the bill on Wednesday.

It was titled, “Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Alteration) Creation of Tiga State Bill, 2024 (SB.523).”

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It would be recalled that the upper legislative chamber was recently presented with a bill, sponsored by Delta North Senator Ned Nwoko, for the creation of Anioma State in the South-East, to bring the zone at par with other geo-political zones, which have six states.

There were also bills for the creation of Orlu State, sponsored by Senator Osita Izunaso and a member of the House of Representatives, Ikenga Ugochineyere, and Etiti State, sponsored by Amobi Godwin Ogah, representing Isikwuato/ Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State, and four others representing the affected communities.

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Some lawmakers are also seeking the creation of additional states from Lagos and other states across the country.

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