Senator Ned Nwoko’s Bill on Anioma State Creation Passes First Reading

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In a significant legislative development today, July 2, 2024, Senator Ned Nwoko’s bill advocating for the creation of Anioma State has successfully passed its first reading in the Senate. Representing the Delta North senatorial district, Senator Nwoko’s proposal aims to establish Anioma State by reorganizing the nine local government areas currently in Delta North.

The proposed Anioma State would encompass the local government areas of Aniocha North, Aniocha South, Ika North-East, Ika South, Ndokwa East, Ndokwa West, Oshimili North, Oshimili South, and Ukwuani, with Asaba designated as the state capital.

This marks a crucial step in the legislative process, bringing Senator Nwoko’s vision for state creation closer to reality. The bill will now proceed to further readings and deliberations in the Senate.

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