Houses of Assem-bly to take a stand on Nigeria’s unity
In a related development, the Imo State House of Assembly yesterday announced that the 36 state Houses of Assembly will converge on Imo State to take a stand on the unity of Nigeria. Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Mr. Acho Ihim, said the special session was necessary because “Nigeria is in precarious situation.” His words: “We are aware of happenings in Nigeria, in Owerri, Aba and so many places that are leading to violence.
“In view of this, the Imo State House of Assembly in conjunction with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, (CPA), will be hosting a unity session which will attract all the 36 state Houses of Assembly in Nigeria.
“ All the speakers will sit here, in the Imo state House of Assembly, on the 28 September 2017, to do the needful in condemning hate speech in Nigeria. We are going to talk about the very prevalent and precarious situation Nigeria finds itself, emanating from all parts of Nigeria, with the traces of kidnappings, killings.’’