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Hon. Jerry Anson Otu is an eloquent, outspoken, vibrant, energetic Nigerian legislator.

He is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State where he bagged a B.Sc Geography in 1992. He's an Alumnus of Federal Government College, Okigwe, Imo State and Federal School of Art and Science, Aba, Abia State respectively.

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The Eighth Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has elected its Principal Officers, which include House Leader, Hon. Sunday Johnny (Onna), Deputy House Leader, Rt. Hon. Otobong Bob (Nsit Ubium), Chief Whip, Rt. Hon. Effiong Johnson (Mbo), and Deputy Chief Whip, Hon. Sampson Idiong (Oruk Anam).

This is in accordance with Standing Order 1, Rule 10.

The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Udeme Otong, indicated during the plenary on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, that an 11-member ad-hoc committee chaired by him will be formed to pick leadership for the various House Committees.

They are as follows: Chairman, Rt. Hon. Udeme Otong (Speaker), Deputy Speaker, KufreAbasi Edidem, Secretary, Rt. Hon. Effiong Johnson, Rt. Hon. Asuquo Udo, Rt. Hon. Mfon Idung, Hon, Uwem Imoh-ita, Hon. Emem Udom, Hon. Uduak Ekpo-ufot, Hon. Selina Ukpatu, Prince Aniefiok Attah, and Hon. Jerry Otu.

Petroleum Matters, Rural Development and Public Utilities, Inter-governmental, Political and Special Matters, Public Account, Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs, Appropriation and Finance, Security and Sport, Niger Delta Development Commission, Labour and Productivity, and Information are among the House Committees.

House Committees on Health, Education, Women’s Affairs, Social Welfare and Cooperatives, Lands,Housing and Urban Renewal, Science and Technology, Works and Transportation, Economic Planning and Development, Rules, Business, Ethics and Privileges, Environment and Mineral Resources, House Services, Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Judiciary, Human Rights, and Public Petitions are among the others.

The plenary was adjourned to Thursday 22nd June, 2023 by 10am