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Enugu Speaker Swears-in Hon. Solomon Onah, name him Chairman House Committee on Trade and Investment


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Hon. Onah, shortly after taking oath of office
The Enugu State House of Assembly Speaker, RT Hon. Ugwu has sworn in Hon. Solomon Izuchukwu Onah as Honourable Member representing Udenu state constituency.

Recall that eleven days ago, Appeal court in Lagos had overturned the victory of Engr. Obinna Ijere of the Labour Party as the representative for Udenu Constituency in the Enugu State House of Assembly. The court cited Ijere’s ineligibility for failing to meet constitutional requirements as the basis for this decision

Hon. Onah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious from the legal challenge.

He was sworn-in earlier today 06 December 2023, alongside Rt. Hon. Chima Obieze representing Ezeagu state Constituency who also won his case at the Appeal Court. Onah who was former Enugu state ALGON Chairman was named house chairman on Trade And Investment.

The event took place amidst great fanfare and show of support from his Constituents. The distinguished ceremony took place in the sacred chambers of the Enugu State House of Assembly.

As the clock struck the appointed hour — 10:13 AM local time, the hallowed halls of the Assembly were teeming with hundreds of enthusiastic supporters, party loyalists, women’s groups, and youth organizations who had accompanied their newly elected representative to witness this historic occasion. Their presence created a vibrant atmosphere filled with hope and excitement for the future of Udenu.

In a solemn ceremony that exemplified the democratic principles upon which Nigeria stands, Hon. Solomon Onah took the oath of office, from the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Ugwu, promising to faithfully serve his constituents and uphold the constitution. Clad in corporate attire of black suite and tie, he stood tall, exhibiting courage and determination, ready to embark on his legislative journey.

Following the completion of the swearing-in ceremony, Hon. Onah was welcomed back to his house by a jubilant crowd of enthusiastic supporters. The atmosphere was electric with joy as songs of celebration engulfed the air. Supporters sang heartily, expressing their deep gratitude and admiration for their chosen representative.

Speaking at the event, Hon. Solomon Onah expressed his gratitude to the people of Udenu for entrusting him with the responsibility of being their voice in the hallowed Chamber of the Enugu State House of Assembly. He emphasized that he would work tirelessly to ensure that the needs and aspirations of his constituents were met.

Hon. Onah’s commitment to public service is well-known throughout his constituency. Prior to assuming office, he had distinguished himself as a compassionate leader who actively championed various causes aimed at improving the livelihoods of his people. His impressive credentials, as former Commissioner, and Local Government Council Chairman have earned him the trust and support of his constituents, who see him as a beacon of hope.

He firmly believes that through collaboration and effective representation, the challenges faced by Udenu will be communicated to the State Government through his voice and efforts. And he promised to pursue the cause of the Constituency to fulfilment.

The inauguration ceremony marks the beginning of Hon. Solomon Onah’s journey as a Legislator. It symbolizes the hopes and dreams of the people who voted him into office, and their collective desire to witness positive change in Udenu. With his proven track record, passion, and the support of the people, there is no doubt that Hon. Onah is will deliver on his promises and make a lasting impact in his constituency and beyond.

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