Lawmakers-Elect Promise Constituents Effective Representation


Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Martin Amaewhule and member-elect of Gokana Constituency, Hon. Dumle Maol have promised better and effective representation to people of their constituents following their victory in the just concluded Stated Assembly poll.
Amaewhule and Maol disclosed this while fielding questions from newsmen after they received their Certificates of Return (CoR) from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Amaewhule who is the member-elect for Obio/Akpo Constituency 1 on the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) said he will continue to contribute in making laws that will impact positively on the lives of the people.
He stated, “I am very that the people of Obio/Akpo Constituency 1 decided to send me back to the Rivers State House of Assembly for another term. First, I give thanks to God and I commend them for their choice.
“Let me reassure them that what they should be expecting is better representation. They are going to see more bills and more motions that are directed to the improvement of lives of the people of Obio/Akpo Constituency 1 in the coming years,” the House leader assured.
On his part, Hon. Maol, also a member of the PDP who is going to the House for the first time said his victory means a lot not only to him but the Gokana people and the State as a whole, promising that he it is a new dawn for his people and that he will be open to service.
According to him: “I have told my people that I am available to service. It is a new dawn in Gokana and I return all the glory to God. I am going to give them effective and efficient representation.
“I am talking about making them feel what it means to have a representative at the Rivers State House of Assembly. I am talking about how the voice of the Gokana people will be heard on the floor of the House and that is what I mean by efficient representation,” Hon. Maol stated.
On the cult related killings and recent spate of violence in Gokana Local Government Area, the lawmaker-elect said he will liaise with Ogoni leaders to ensure that peace return to the area.
“I have told my people we need to return back to God. He is the only one that brings peace. We need to talk to our youths. We need to talk to our people to on the need to speak with one voice and remain peaceful.