The Adamawa State House of Assembly has put machinery on motion for the creation of additional State Development Areas.
To this end, the Legislators may embark on the amendment of the Local Government Establishment Law Number 17 of 2013, for the creation of Development Areas.
The motion for the creation of additional Development Areas was brought before the hallowed chamber on Monday by Hon. Abubakar Isa(Shelleng).
During the sitting which was presided by the Deputy Speaker, Hon. Pwamwakeno Mackondo (Numan constituency), the Honourable Members however resolved to communicate their resolution to the leadership of the assembly.
According to Legislators, the leadership of the assembly is expected to meet Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on their resolution before creation.
Speaking on the motion, the Member representing Song Constituency, Hon. Simon Isa, urged his colleagues to allow communities who are in need of additional Development Areas to forward their request formally to the assembly.
Hon. Simon suggested that after the completion of all necessary processes, a committee be constituted to visit all the communities that forwarded their request and see whether it is qualified.
On his part, the member representing Guyuk constituency, Hon. Adwawa Donglock, applauded the motion, saying that the creation of additional Development is timely.
Hon. Adwawa, who is the Chairman House Committee on Public Petition and Electoral Matters, said that Guyuk LGA is in dire need of additional Development Areas.
The Lawmaker pleaded with his colleagues to consider the Bobini community for the creation of a new Development Area, saying that he is going to consult widely with his communities who are in need of additional Development Areas.
While speaking, the Member representing Verre constituency, Hon. Abdullahi Umar Yapak, told his colleagues that Fufore LGA is one of the largest LGA as it has 7 Districts.
He urged the Honourable Members to consider Fufore LGA for the creation of new Development Areas, and appealed to the assembly to consider Karlahi ward for Development Area Creation.
Baring his mind, the Member representing Hong constituency, Hon. Bathiya Wesley, disclosed that the creation of additional Development Areas will bring the government closer to the people and called on his colleagues to also consider Hong for additional Development Areas.
Likewise, on their part, the members including, Hon. Shuaibu Babas (Fufore Gurin), Hon. Myandassa Bauna(Lamurde) and Hon. Kate Raymond ( Demsa) pleaded with the assembly to consider their LGAs for the creation.