Abia Assembly Approves N22.2bn Otti’s Virement Request

The Abia House of Assembly on Tuesday approved Governor Alex Otti’s request for a Virement Warrant amounting to N22,263,269,900 for the services of the government.

The approval followed the consideration of a letter by the Governor presented by the Deputy Speaker, Mr Austin Mmeregini, at the plenary in Umuahia.

The Majority Leader, Mr Okoro Uchenna Kalu, moved a motion asking the lawmakers to consider the request at its plenary.

Kalu said that the request was necessitated by the present administration’s to desire to rebuild the State and improve the welfare of the citizens.