By Vivian Asika
(News Hour) – Hon. Sam Ikechukwu Osuji, Member representing Isiala Mbano State Constituency, has been inaugurated as the House Committee Chairman on Transport.
Inaugurating him alongside with committee members in his Office, on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, the Deputy Clerk Mr. Austin Okubuike, carried out with House extant rule.
In his remarks, the Chairman Hon. Sam Osuji noted that the Committee was very Important whether at the National or State Assembly.
He pointed out that no economy would survive without the transport sector.
According to him, “it is important because of its nature and demand in the sense that there is nothing one can do today without embracing that sector.
“You can use it for your movement, courier. In all, transport is like life. It is one sector you cannot neglect”.
He however noted that if it is not well managed, it could lead to disaster in the system.
He said: “Primarily, the essence of every government is to protect lives and property. “And that is the reason this committee was constituted to oversee the sector.
In his contribution, a member of the Committee Hon. Chigozie Nwaneri and Chief Whip of the Legislature expressed Confidence in the Chairman, adding that Chief Osuji would bring his wealth of knowledge to live up to expectations.
Nwaneri revealed that some states depend on Transport to drive the economy.
Other members of the Committee included Hon. Sam Otuibe and Hon. Chidiebere Ogbunikpa