Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Thursday, December 6, 2018. The Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara presiding.

After leading the opening prayer, the  Speaker went on to examine and approve plenary votes and proceedings for Wednesday, December 5, 2018 ____________________________________________________________________________________ PETITION 1. Hon. Rita Orji brought a petition from a constituent who complained that the death benefit of his wife is being withheld from his family. The next of kin of the deceased who worked in the Federal Medical Center Abakaliki until her death, the husband, stated that Information reaching the family suggests that the salary of the wife is still being paid to an unknown person,…

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Army council promotes officers, others.

The Army Council has, approved the promotion of some senior officers of the Nigerian Arm to the ranks of Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels and a Lieutenant Colonel. A breakdown of those that benefited from the promotion shows that 29 Brigadier Generals were promoted to the rank of Major Generals, 95 Colonels to Brigadier Generals, while 106 Lieutenant Colonels to Colonels and one Major to Lieutenant Colonel. Among those promoted to the rank of Major General are, Brigadier General TOB Ademola, Nigeria Defence Attaché to China. A statement by the…

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