‘Don’t Say My Names Are, Say My Name Is’ —Delta Speaker Lectures Commissioner Nominee During Screening

There was a light drama on Tuesday, in the course of the screening of Delta state commissioner nominees on the state House of Assembly, Asaba when a commissioner designate from Isoko North, Jonathan Ukodhiko was requested by the Speaker, Sheriff Oborivwori to introduce himself.

Ukodhiko, who began by saying “My names are”, was instantly interjected and faulted by the Speaker. 

'Don't Say My Names Are, Say My Name Is' —Delta Speaker Lectures Commissioner Nominee During Screening 2

He was requested to introduce himself as soon as once more earlier than the House.

Ukodhiko, who was visibly tensed up, once more, began saying “My names are”, however the Speaker instantly interjected a second time and requested him to begin once more.

The nominee mentioned once more, “My names are,” and at this level, the Speaker advised the nominee, “You can’t say my names are, it is very wrong, that’s not a good way of introducing yourself. Correct yourself and say my name is.”

Correcting himself, Ukodhiko mentioned, “My name is,” and the House burst into laughter.

Meanwhile, there was one more gentle drama when the member representing Ughelli South constituency, Rueben Izeze, drew the eye of the House to the credentials submitted by a nominee, who’s the instant previous commissioner for agriculture and pure sources, Julius Egbedi. 

There was no tax clearance certificates connected to the paperwork.

Izeze mentioned for anybody to be appointed into such an workplace which Egbedi was being screened for by the House, he should possess a tax clearance certificates.

At that juncture, the Speaker, Oborivwori, appealed to Izeze to settle down after which overruled his place. 

The Speaker then requested the embattled nominee and others to take a bow and go.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had final week despatched the next names to the state House of Assembly: Charles Aniagwu, Barry Gbe, Julius Egbedi, Ifeanyi Egwuyenga, Arthur Akpowowo, Festus Ochonogor, Flora Alanta, Churchill Amagada, Jonathan Ukodhiko, Evelyn Oboro, Noel Omordon, Fidelis Tilije, Rose Esewu, Lawrence Ejiofor, Shola Ogbemi-Daibo, Chris Onogba, Kate Oniawan and Johnbull Edema as commissioner nominees for screening and affirmation.

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'Don't Say My Names Are, Say My Name Is' —Delta Speaker Lectures Commissioner Nominee During Screening

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