The Speaker is best known as the person who keeps order and presides over the affairs of the House and guides the proceedings impartially.
The Speaker takes the Chair on every Legislative day. He has full authority to make sure Members follow the rules of the House during proceedings.
He/she signs all acts, addresses, resolutions, writs, warrants issued by order of the House.
In conjunction with the Selection Committee of the House, the Speaker chooses Members of the Committees of the House and appoints the Chairmen of the Committee of the House.
Aside from duties relating to presiding over the House, the Speaker also performs administrative and procedural functions.
IMO State House of Assembly Complex,
Owerri – Imo State.