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Lamurde to Bashama: Fed lawmaker moves to rename local government in Adamawa



The member representing Numan/Lamurde/Demsa constituency at the house of representatives, Rt. Hon Kwamoti B. Laori has initiated a bill for the change of name of Lamurde local government in Adamawa State to Bashama local government.

The bill entitled, ” a bill for an Act to Amend the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended) by changing the Name of Lamurde LGA of Adamawa State to BASHAMA LGA sponsored by Rt. Hon. KWAMOTI B Laori (Sunga- Takalo-Bata”, has passed first reading in the green chambers.

If passed into law, Lamurde local government the spiritual headquarters of the Bachama people will be addressed as Bashama local government.

Investigation by our reporter revealed that despite being the spiritual headquarters of the Bachama people, the town is named in Fulfulde language sparking the move for the change of name.