Section 90 through 93 of the Nigerian Constitution
Section 90 to 93 of the constitution of Nigeria is titled Composition and Staff of House of Assembly. It is A under Part II (House of Assembly of a State) of Chapter V (The Legislature) of the constitution.
Section 90 of the Nigerian Constitution
Establishment of House of assembly for each State
There shall be a House of Assembly for each of the States of the Federation.
Section 91 of the Nigerian Constitution
Composition of the House of Assembly
Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, a House of Assembly of a State shall consist of three or four times
the number of seats which that State has in the House of Representatives divided in a way to reflect, as far as
possible nearly equal population:
Provided that a House of Assembly of a State shall consist of not less than twenty-four and not more than forty
Section 92 of the Nigerian Constitution
Speaker of House of Assembly
(1) There shall be a Speaker and a Deputy Speaker of a House of Assembly who shall be elected by the members
of the House from among themselves.
(2) The Speaker or Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly shall vacate his office –
(a) if he ceases to be a member of the House of Assembly otherwise than by reason of the dissolution of the House;
(b) When the House first sits after any dissolution of House; or
(c) if he is removed from office by a resolution of House of Assembly by the votes of not less than two-third
majority of the members of the House.
Section 93 of the Nigerian Constitution
Staff of house of Assembly
There shall be a Clerk to a House of Assembly and such other staff as may be prescribed by a Law enacted by
the House of Assembly, and the method of appointment of the Clerk and other staff of the House shall be as
prescribed by that Law.
Inioluwa Olaposi is a Law student at Obafemi Awolowo Universities, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Before LawHub NG, he started publishing law-related posts on his former multi-niche website.