Imo State Governor, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, has signed nine bills passed by the state House of Assembly into law, in accordance with Section Four, Subsection Six of the 1999 Constitution and Section 100, Subsection One and Three of the Constitution.
The nine bills include: (a) Imo State Alvan Ikoku College of Education transfer Law No 6, 2009; Imo State Primary Computer Literacy Law No. 8 2008; Imo State University amendment and re-designation Law No. 11, 2008; Imo State Blood Transfusion Safety Law No. 9, 2009; Imo State Contributory Pension Scheme Amendment Law, 2009.
Others are College of Health Science Amendment Law 2009; Imo State Commuter Manifestation Law 2008;Imo State Women and Youth Empowerment Scheme and Related Matters Law 2009; and Imo State Polytechnic Amen-dment Law, 2009.
Speaking on the occasion Ohakim thanked the state Assembly for passing the bills in a short while and expressed confidence that the laws would manifest positively in the governance of the state and in the well being of the citizenry.
Later in an interview, the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Ken Njemanze, SAN, said the Alvan Ikoku College of Education transfer law seeks to transfer ownership and running of the school to the Federal Government.