9th N/Assembly Mid-Term: Hon. Abbas Tajudeen Sponsors 75 Bills, Carries Out Several Constituency Projects

BY OBUTE JAMES

A member representing Zaria Federal Constituency of Kaduna State and Chairman, House Committee on Land Transport Dr. Abbas Tajudeen PhD, sponsored 75 bills, presented several motions and carried out projects in all the wards in his constituency within two years of the 9th National Assembly.

caption id=”attachment_10812″ align=”alignnone” width=”668″] Dr. Abbas Tajudeen, representive of Zaria Federal Constituency of Kaduna State and Chairman, House Committee on Land Transport

The 9th National Assembly, consisting of Senate and House of Representatives was inaugurated on 11th June, 2019.

The bills sponsored by Dr. Abbas who is also the Treasurer, Commonwealth Parliamentary Union, African Chapter and Caucus Leader, House of Representatives Members from Kaduna State represnt about 67% of 112 bills sopnsored by all the 16 House of Representatives Members from the State.

Twenty three (23) bills sponsored by Dr. Abbas Tajudeen have been sent to Senate for concurrent. 22 of the bills are in respect of providing enabling Act for existing Feederal Medical Centres.

Abbas Tajudeen at the House of Reps Chamber leading a debate on one of his bills.

National Blood Transfusion Bill has been signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Two of the bills are at the level of committee of the whole – Chattered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Establishment Bill 2019 and Vigilante Group of Nigeria Establishment Bill 2019.

Two bills awaiting Public Hearing – The National Budget Bill, 2021 and
The National Assembly Service Commission Act (Amendment) Bill 2021.

Hon. Abbas Tajudeen on a decorated horse in the midst of mamoth crowd while moving from the Emir Palace to his family house in Zaria shortly after he was turbaned as Iyan Zazzau on Saturday 6th February, 2021

SOME OF THE BILLS SPONSORED BY HON. ABBAS TAJUDEEN FROM 11TH JUNE 2019 TO 11TH JUNE 2021 ARE AS FOLLOW:

A Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigeria Vigilance and Community Service Corps charged with the responsibilities among others; provide Community Policing, Maintenance of Law and other. (HB 437)

2. The Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission Act CAP R7LEN, 2004 to make provisions for Sanctions to punish erring Revenue profile and remittance into the Federation Account, to facilitate national development and for related matters. (HB 111)

3. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Public Procurement Act CAP P44 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004, to provide for damages against contractors on issues relating to undue delay in completion of contract and related matters. (HB 112)

4. A Bill for an Act to Repeal the National Honours Act, CAP N43 and Nigerian National Merit Award Act CAP N122 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, to enact the Nigerian National Honours and Merit Award Commission among other things provide for the Establishment of a Commission that will regulate matters related to National Honours and Merit Award in Nigeria and for related matters. (HB 114)

5. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Pharmacist Council of Nigeria Act CAP P17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 to prescribe guidelines including Standards, for the Registration of premises where members of the Profession and Authorised Corporate entities engaged in the manufacture, distribution, sale and dispensing of drugs and medicines; to update the monetary fees and fines contained in the Act to reflect the prevailing currency value of the Naira, and to provide for other matters connected therewith.

6. A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Universities Commission Act CAP N81 to expressly give the commission power to regulate the condition of service and procedure for the engagement of academic staff (other than non-academic staff member) on part time or visiting lecturing. (HB 115)

7. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Establishment, etc) Act (No. 16) 2011 to provide for additional conditions for accessing of the Agency’s Intervention Funds by beneficiary Institutions. (HB 116)

8. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal University of Technology, Kaduna HB. 117 (Establishment Bill 2019) (City University, Kaduna)

9. A Bill for an Act to Establish Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport of Nigeria (CILT), HB. 436 (Establishment Act 2019).

10. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal University of Education, Zaria HB. 605 (Establishment Bill 2019).

11. A Bill for an Act to Establish National Youth Welfare Scheme Fund, HB 606, (Establishment Bill 2019).

Supply of 500KVA Transformer to Dambo ward, Zaria

12. A Bill for an Act to Establish University of Land and Air Transport, Zaria HB 1195 (Establishment Bill 2019)

13. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal University of Technology, Lagos HB 608 (Establishment Bill 2019) (City University, Lagos)

14. A Bill for an Act to Establish Aso Villa Hospital, Abuja HB 607 (Establishment Bill 2019)

15. A Bill for an Act to Establish Secondary School Certificate Examinations Standard (Regulations) Board HB 614 (Regulation Bill 2019)

16. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Abakaliki HB 253 (Establishment Bill 2019)

17. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta HB 254 (Establishment Bill 2019)

18. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Asaba HB 255 (Establishment Bill 2019).

19. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Azare HB 256 (Establishment Bill 2019).

20. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Bida HB 257 (Establishment Bill 2019).

21. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kebbi HB 258 (Establishment Bill 2019).

22. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu HB 259 (Establishment Bill 2019).
23. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Ebute-Meta HB 260 (Establishment Bill 2019).

24. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Gombe HB 1398 (Establishment Bill 2019).

25. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Yola HB 262 (Establishment Bill 2019).

26. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Gusau HB 263 (Establishment Bill 2019).

27. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Ado Ekiti HB 264 (Establishment Bill 2019).

28. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo HB 265 (Establishment Bill 2019).

29. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Katsina HB 266 (Establishment Bill 2019).

30. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Keffi HB 267 (Establishment Bill 2019).

31. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja HB 268 (Establishment Bill 2019).

32. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi HB 269 (Establishment Bill 2019).

33. A Bill for an act to establish Federal Medical Centre, Nguru HB 270 (Establishment Bill 2019).

34. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Owerri HB 271 (Establishment Bill 2019).

35. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Owo HB 272 (Establishment Bill 2019).

36. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia HB 273 (Establishment Bill 2019).
37. A Bill for an Act to Establish Federal Medical Centre, Yenegoa HB 274 (Establishment Bill 2019).

38. A Bill for an Act to Alter Part 1 of the First schedule of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended) to change the name of Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State to Zaria North Local Government Area, also to make consequential Amendment by adding the word “South” to the name of the existing Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State and for related matters. HB 1499.

39. A Bill for an Act to establish National Blood Bank Commission HB 181 (Establishment Bill 2019).

40. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Act CAP E3

41. A Bill for an Act to Establish National Youth Welfare Scheme Fund (HB 606)

42. A Bill for an Act to establish the National Polytechnics Commission and for related matters.

43. A Bill for an Act Declaring forfeiture in favour of the state any property found to have been unlawfully acquired by any public officer or employee and for other related matters.

44. A Bill for Act to Provide for the Administrative and Political structure of Area Councils of the Federal Capital Territory and for related matters.

45. A Bill for Act to provide for the rights of Nigerian citizens living outside Nigeria to vote in certain elections conducted in Nigeria and for other matters connected therewith.

46. A Bill for an Act to Prohibit the sourcing from Abroad Goods that are available and made in Nigeria.

47. A Bill for an Act to Provide Social Security for unemployed graduates and the aged in Nigeria and for purposes connected thereto.

48. A Bill for an Act to establish the Civil Society Regulatory Commission and for connected purposes.

49. A Bill for an Act to provide for the Establishment of the Environmental Health and Safety Agency and for other matters connected therewith.

50. A Bill for an Act to Establish Nigeria Trade and Competition Bill

51. A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Environmental Standard Regulation and Enforcement Agency Act no 25 of 2007 to extend the function of the Agency to the Oil and Gas sector and for other matters connected therewith.(Amendment) Bill (HB 622)

52. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Freedom of Information Act Cap F43 Laws of Federation of Nigeria. (HB 623)

53. A Bill for an Act to provide Punishment for Acts of Vandalism and for other matters connected therewith. (HB 624)

54. A Bill for an Act to Provide for the Establishment of the Environmental Restoration Agency and for other matters connected therewith(Establishment Bill)(HB 626)

55. A Bill for an Act to provide for the Establishment of the National Forestry commission to regulate the utilization of forest and wildlife Resources and for other matters connected therewith.

56. A Bill for an Act to Establish the National Religious Equity commission and for other connected purposes.

57. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Nigerian Legion Act Cap IM 119 Laws of the Federation Nigeria 2004. (Amendment) Bill,2019 (HB 615)

58. A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Planning Commission Act Cap N66 LFN 2004 to provide for a better process of National Planning under Enhanced National Legislative control and for other matters connected therewith.

59. A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Primary Education Commission Act, Etc Act No 68 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

60. A Bill for an Act to Provide for the repeal of the consumer protection council Act, Cap C25, LFN 2004; for comprehensive consumer protection, trade defense and competition law in Nigeria; for the establishment of the Nigeria trade and competition commission; and for other matters.

61. A Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (Alteration Bill 2019) HB 609

62. HB 625 National Forestry Commission, Establishment Bill 2020

63. HB 701 Social Security Bill, 2020

64 HB 717 Voting Rights of Nigerian Citizens Living Outside Nigeria Bill, 2020

65 HB 720 National Religious Equity Bill 2020

67. HB 798 Federal University of Land and Air Transport Zaria, Establishment Bill 2020

68. HB 799 Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Amendment Bill 2020

69. HB 1065 The Nigerian Railway Corporation Act, Amendment Bill, 2020.

70. HB 1066 Federal Colleges of Education Act Amendment Bill, 2020

70. HB Nigerian Council for Management Development Act, Amendment Bill, 2020

72 HB 1313. Nigeria Police Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021

73. HB 1332 National Budget Bill, 2021

74. HB 1374 National Assembly Service Commission Act (Amendment) Bill 2021

MOTIONS PRESENTED BY DR ABBAS TAJUDEEN WITHIN THE PERIOD UNDER REVIEW

1. Multiple statutory violations by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and need for Legislative Intervention to Foster Fiscal Responsibility.

2. Urgent need to regulate the uncoordinated establishment of Pharmaceutical shops and Medical Clinics in Nigeria.

3. Need to Investigate the Congestion and Double Parking of Trailers at Maraban Jos in Igabi Local Government and Tafa in Kagarko Local Government Areas of Kaduna State along Zaria – Kaduna – Abuja Express way.

4. Urgent need to initiate Strict measures to address the Menace of Overloading of commercial vehicles on Nigerian Roads.

5. Need to regulate visiting Lecturing by the National Universities Commission (NUC)

6. The Need to stop Medical Officers in Public Service of the Federation from Engaging in private Medical Practice for personal gains.

7. The Need for Federal Government to re visit the return of toll gates in our Federal Highways for effective maintenance and enhanced security

8. The need for FIRS and other relevant Revenue Generating agencies to employ the use of biometrics in establishing, ascertaining and assessing ownership of Landed properties in Federal Capital Abuja for the purpose of tax and other related matters.

9. The need to investigate the alleged cover-up by the office of the Accountant General of the Federation and Federal Ministry of Finance on persons involved with inflating salary/wages of MDA staff as a fallout of the recently introduced IPPIS system.

10. Urgent need for the House to intervene in the brewing crisis between the Federal Government and ASUU on the implementation of the integrated payroll and personal information system IPPIS in Federal Universities.

CAPITAL PROJECTS
Construction and Equipping of Primary Health Center Bizara, Dambo Ward, Zaria

Construction and Equipping of Modern ICT Centre Amaru, Kwarbai A Ward, Zaria

Construction of 2Bocks of 6Class rooms JSS Dallatu, Dutsen Abba Ward

Construction of Solar Powered Borehole with 20,000 Litres Steel Overhead Tank at Magume, Tukur Tukur Ward, Zaria

Road Rehabilitation from Anguwan Kaya Junction to FCE Junction, Anguwa Kaya, Gyallesu ward, Zaria

Road Rehabilitation from LEA Lemu to Kofar Gidan Iya, Lemu, Kwarbai B, Zaria

Supply of 500KVA Transformer to Dambo ward, Zaria

Road Rehabilitation from Anguwan Kaya Junction to FCE junction, Anguwa Kaya, Gyallesu Ward, Zaria
Road Rehabilitation from LEA Lemu to Kofar Gidan Iya, Lemu, Kwarbai B, Zaria
Solar Powered Borehole with 20,000Litres Steel Overhead Tank at Magume, Tukur Tukur Ward

SUPPLY & INSTALLATION OF 96 SOLAR STREET LIGHTS
S/N STREET LIGHT LOCATION WARD Quantity
1 Layin Sarki T Wada to Kongo Campus T Wada/Gyallesu 20
2 Masallacin Juma’a Madarkachi Kwarbai A 1
3 Masallacin Izala Dakace Dambo 1
4 Kofar Gidan Malam Mainasara Gyallesu 1
5 Masallacin Kofar Gidan Malam Shuaibu T Wada 1
6 Masallacin Jonsima Amaru Kwarbai A 1
7 Gidan Mallam Makari Lowcost Gyallesu 1
8 Gidan Malam Naiyya Limancin kona 1
9 Gidan Marigayi Mal Tijjana Khalifa Limanci 1
10 Masallacin Gidan Bala Tanki Ung Fatika 1
11 Massallacin Madaci D Abba 1
12 Massalacin Garin su Yusha D Abba 1
13 Massallacin kofar Gidan Zamfarawa Kwarbai B 1
14 Gidan Limamin Juma’a Mal Dalhatu Ung Juma 1
15 Kofar Gidan Sarkin Fada Ung Juma 1
16 Kofar Gidan Sarkin Kudu Kwarbai B 1
17 Kofar Gidan Madaki Yero Kwarbai A 1
18 Kofar Gidan Marafan Dawaki Kwarbai B 1
19 Kofar Gidan Bijimin Arewa Kwarbai B 1
20 Kofar Gidan Dan Amar Ang. Fatika 1
21 Kofar Gidan Madaki Saidu Kwarbai A 1
22 Kofar Gidan Wali Kaura 1
23 Kofar Gidan Ciroman Dawaki Kaura 1
24 Kofar Gidan Wamban Dawaki Kwarbai B 1
25 Anguwan Kaya Junction Gyallesu 1
26 Layin Aliyu Mai Yasin T/Wada 1
27 Masallacin Kan Marmara Kwarbai B 1
28 Kofar Gidan Kafe Ang. Juma 1
29 Kofar Gidan Nani Ang. Fatika 1
30 Masallacin Gidan Magaji Ango Kwarbai B 1
31 Kofar Gidan Jakada Lowcost Gyallesu 1
32 Kofar Gidan Barr Madu Kaura 1
33 Babbaan Gida Bizara Dambo 1
34 Bayan Albarka Cinema T/Wada 1
35 JSS Kakeyi Dambo 2
36 JSS Wuciciri Wuciciri 2
37 JSS Anguwan Dankali Kufena 2
38 JSS Dallatu Dutsen Abba 2
39 Maternity Centre Bizara Dambo 2
40 Maternity Centre Magume Tukur-tukur 2
41 PHC Jamawa Kwarbai B 2
42 ICT Amaru Kwarbai A 4
43 Kofar Gidan Talban Zazzau Kwarbai B 1
44 Kofar Gidan Dahiru Mabo Kwarbai B 1
45 Kofar Gidan Aliyu Waziri Tukur-tukur 1
46 Masallacin Kofar Gidan Mai Anguwa Kwarbai A 1
47 Prof. Abdulrafi’u Avenue, Gaskiya Layout Tukur-tukur 1
48 Kofar Gidan Na’ibi Tukur-tukur 1
49 Kofar Gidan Mal. Umar Na’iya Limancin Kona 1
50 Kofar Gidan Mal. Junaidu Gwargwaje Kufena 1
51 Kofar Gidan Sheikh Tijjani Khalifa Limancin Kona 1
52 Kofar Gidan Mal. Mai Jakan Karatu Limancin Kona 1
53 Kofar Gidan Mal. Bafillace Kofar Doka Kwarbai B 1
54 Kofar Gidan Alaramma Abdullahi Abba Kwarbai B 1
55 Kofar Gidan Mal. Muqari Saidu Gyallesu 1
56 Barewa College Zaria Tukur-tukur 15

CAPITALPROJECTS 2021

Tudun Wada Ward

1. Supply of 2Nos Transformer at Shagalinku Junction & Sabon Lay

2. Construction of 2Nos Block of 3Classrooms

3. Construction of 5Nos Hand pump Boreholes

4. Renovation & Equipping of one Block of 4 Classrooms, Isa Nabawa PS (Executed)

5. Supply of 1No Transformer at Layin Lawandi (Supplied)

Wuciciri

1. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms

2. Construction of Toilet Facilities at New Sec Sch (Executed)

3. Congratulations of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

Dambo

1. Construction of 2Nos Block of 3 Classrooms at Kakiyayi Sec Sch and Dakace Primary Sch

2. Construction of Maternity Clinic at Ang Malamai Bakin Dam

3. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

Gyallesu Ward

1. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Low cost Jumaat Mosque

2. Supply of 1No Transformer at Filin Mallawa

3. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

4. Supply of 1No Transformer at Nagoyi (Supplied)

Tukur Tukur

1. Construction of Town Hall at T/Tukur Jumaat Mosque (Executed)

2. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Sabuwar Anguwa Islamiya

3. Construction and Equipping of ICT Center at Tudun Jukun

3. Renovation and Equipping of One Block of 4 Classrooms, Tsoho Abdullahi PS (Executed)

4. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

5. Supply of 1No Transformer at Hayin Mai Rabo

Kufena Ward

1. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Ang Dankali Sec Sch

2. Construction of Toilet Facilities at Sec Sch Ang Dankali (Executed)

3. Renovation of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Ang Dankali Sec Sch (Executed)

4. Construction of Solar Powered Borehole at Ang Dankali (Executed)

5. Supply of 2Nos Transformers at Gwargwaje and Hayin Dogo

6. Construction of Maternity Clinic at Tudun Sarki Gabari

Dutsen Abba

1. Construction of 120 Bed Hospital at Dumbin Rauga

2. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Dallatu Sec Sch

3. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

4. Supply of 1No Transformer at Kwaba

Kwarbai A

1. Construction of 2Nos Block of 3 Class Rooms at Usman Bn Affan Jumaat Mosque

2. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

3. Supply of 1No Transformer at Sabowar Ang Banzazzau

Kwarbai B

1. Construction of 2Nos Block of 3Classroom at Imam Khidir & Lemu

2. Construction of Town Hall at Jamawa

3. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

4. Supply of 1No Transformer at Anguwan Alkali

5. Construction of Maternity Clinic at Kofar Doka

Kaura

1. Construction of 3Nos Block of 3 Class Rooms at Rimin Doko and Ung Karfe

2. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

Limanci

1. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms at Ung Nufawa

2. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

3. Construction of Maternity Clinic at Mazan gudu

Anguwa Juma

1. Construction of One Block of 3 Class Rooms

2. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Boreholes

3. Construction of Maternity Clinic

3. Supply of 1No Transformer

Anguwan Failtika

1. Construction of One Block of 6 Class Rooms

2. Construction of 5Nos Hand Pump Borehole

3. Supply of 1No Transformer at Rimin Danza

Some of the sewing machines purchased and didtributed by Dr Abbas Tajudeen
Some of the 93 motorcycles purchased and distributed by Tajudeen
Some of the grinding machines purchased and distributed by Dr. Abbas Tajudeen
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