Members of the House of Representatives have in their first 100 days since inauguration on June 9 introduced and passed into first reading a total of 39 bills, a document from the House’s rules and business committee shows.
It also shows that the lawmakers passed 77 resolutions arisen from sponsored motions by members, including one on the ongoing probe of non-implementation of the 2015 capital budget allocation.
Some of the bills introduced include federal competition commission, public interest disclosure bill, alteration to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria bill, pension rights of judges, tertiary education trust fund Act among others.
Rep Uzoma Nkem-Abonta (PDP, Abia) led the pack with 10 bills, followed by Rep Ossai N. Ossai (PDP, Delta) with 6 bills and speaker Yakubu Dogara has 4 bills to his name.
On the other hand, critical motions were passed in the lifespan of the assembly, including one on the Rehabilitation, Recovery and Reconstruction of the violence ravaged North East region, which was brought and sponsored by the speaker.