Abia Speaker Assures on Diaspora Bill


By Charles Ajunwa

Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, has assured Abians in diaspora that the House will pass the Diaspora Commission Bill 2020 into law.

He gave the assurance in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Jude Chijoke Ndukwe, in commemoration of the 2020 National Diaspora Day.

According to him, the Diaspora Commission Bill 2020 among others, seeks to harvest and harness the potentials of Abians in diaspora and create a conducive environment for them to engage in the socio=political and economic development of the state

The Speaker noted that the contributions of Nigerians in the diaspora the country’s cannot be overemphasised, adding the federal government has done well to recognise and set a day aside to celebrate them.

The federal government had approved July every year as National Diaspora Day.