Constitutional Amendment: Okowa recommends devolution of powers to states, councils

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Constitutional Amendment: Okowa recommends devolution of powers to states, councils

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t; Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa(left); Deputy Speaker, house of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase(middle);and Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, (right),during a courtesy call by Members of House of Representatives sub- Committee on the review of 1999 Constitution on the Governor in Government House ,Asaba. Thursday

Delta Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, advocated for the devolution of powers to states and local governments to stop overburdening the Federal Government with many responsibilities.

Okowa made the call when he received on a courtesy visit, House of Representatives Sub-Committee on review of the 1999 Constitution led by Deputy Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Wase, at Government House, Asaba.

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According to him, the Federal Government is overburdened with many responsibilities in the exclusive list, making it encumbered and inefficient.

He stated that states…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper