The House of Representatives has approved the creation of two additional state constituencies from Guma LG of Benue state.
The green Chamber based its approval on the request by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to comply with Supreme Court order in the case of INEC Vs Guma LG council, suit No. (SC/195/2016) to create the new constituencies.
The House further directed that the boundaries of Guma state constituency be therefore altered by creating the newly designated Guma and Agasha constituencies accordingly.
The House said it received a proposal from INEC dated 18 April 2019, requesting the National Assembly to approve the establishment of the two state constituencies.