Biafran parliament sends Osu abolition bill to President Chukwu for assent

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By Phil Okose, Onitsha

Members of the new Biafran parliament, have sponsored some proposals seeking to among other things, abolish the practice of Osu or Ohu caste system throughout Biafra land. 

Others sent to the new Biafran President, Solomon Chukwu, for his assent were, acquisition of a mandatory driving license for all motorists and tricycle/motorcycle (okada) operators and plate numbers, including Biafran International Passport.

The House of Biafran Parliament had, during its sitting held earlier in the week, introduced the mace which, according to the speaker, Mazi Micheal Ijeoma, is the symbol of authority.

The Speaker, who spoke in Owerri, the Imo State capital, through his spokesman, Hon. Fidelis Okpara, hinted that the house forwarded additional bill seeking to divide Bayelsa State into three Senatorial districts that would include, Bayelsa West, Bayelsa Central and Bayelsa East, was forwarded to the president of the New Biafra, President Solomon Chukwu, for his assent.

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Speaker of the parliament, Mazi Micheal Ijeoma, advised the parliamentarians to come up with more bill or proposals that would be beneficial to the Biafran people, adding that the house had opened the doors for a New lease of life for the people.

The National Executive Council (NEC) meeting was attended by the leaders of the Biafran Internal Government, including the president, prime ministers, speaker of the house, Elders in Council, chief justice, Appeal court judges among others.

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