A bill for the establishment of Bauchi State Border Communities Development Agency has scaled the first reading in the state’s assembly.
This comes after Bala Mohammed, the governor of the state submitted the proposed bill to the assembly.
the bill was considered during Wednesday’s plenary, according to a statement signed by Abdul Ahmed Burra, the spokesperson for the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly.
The plenary presided over by Deputy Speaker, Danlami Ahmed Kawule adopted a motion move by the Majority Leader Tijjani Muhammed Aliyu (Azare/Madangala) on a request to consider the bill.
Subsequently, the house, approved the first reading of the bill which was chaired by the Clerk of the House, Lamara Abdu Chinade.
However, the bill was subjected to scrutiny by the members before it undergo second reading.
If subsequently passed in to law, the bill will help in the development of border communities in the state in an effort to ensure the development of the state.