The Anambra State House of Assembly has called on the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, to direct the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Mike Okonkwo, to urgently call back the contractor handling the Saint Pius Primary School, Ifite Enu, Nimo erosion control works to site.
The lawmakers made the call during the plenary in Awka.
In a motion, the member representing Njikoka 11 Constituency, Dr. Pete Ibida, expressed worry that the contract was awarded in 2014, but its execution which commenced at a snail pace, was abandoned after few months in the early 2015.
Dr. Ibida explained that the hazard associated with the situation was enormous.
Contributing to the motion, the member representing Anambra East Constituency, Mr. Obinna Emenaka, while sympathizing with the people of the area, stressed that the collapse of the school building was a great threat to the lives of the pupils.
Meanwhile, a bill for a law to regulate, promote and control all gaming activities, the establishment of Gaming Board and for other related matters was passed after series of debate, considerations and amendments.
The House also passed the bill to establish the Anambra State Revenue Court with powers to entertain all revenue matters in the state and to provide for other related matters.