he Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Blessing Agbebaku, on Thursday donated food items and toiletries worth millions of naira to two orphanage homes in Benin City as part of activities to mark the Assembly’s 100 days in office.
The Eighth Assembly was inaugurated on June 16 with 24 lawmakers from different constituencies.
Speaking at a press conference organised by the house to mark the 100 days of the Eighth Assembly in office, Agbebaku said that the food items and toiletries would be distributed to Orobosa and Iyobosa orphanage homes .
The Speaker also said that the house has passed people-oriented bills and resolutions in its first 100 days in office.
Agbebaku added that the house commenced and ended its first quarter of the first session with 23 people-oriented resolutions and bills at different stages of consideration.
“In the period under review, we summoned the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) over the deplorable state of federal roads in the state
“The house also has to its credit a resolution calling for a holistic approach towards curbing the resurgence of kidnapping before it escalates.
“Based on this resolution, security agencies in the state beefed up security strategies towards ensuring that people’s lives and property are protected.
“In 100 days, the Eighth Assembly also cleared commissioners to boost the MEGA Agenda of Governor Godwin Obaseki,” he said.
Also, the Deputy Speaker of the house, Rt. Hon. Maria Edeko, commended the media for the coverage of the house activities since its inauguration.
Edeko, who said that the media has been a great asset to the Eight Assembly, urged them to continue to give the house their best.
“We are not unmindful of your activities. Even if we do not say it daily, we are grateful to all of you for the reportage and coverage of our activities,” Edeko told journalists.