By Kingsley Okoye
Senate Speaker Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday praised the harmonious relationship between the different branches of government, attributing it to stability and determined leadership.
Ola Awoniyi, his special media adviser, in a statement in Abuja, said Lawan spoke at a book launch in Abuja to commemorate the 60th birthday of Senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe (APC-Kwara)p>
The Senate Speaker said the Ninth National Assembly decided upon its inauguration that what the people needed was a service that could only be rendered through harmony in governance.
“We have the unfortunate challenge of insecurity, but we also have the lucky aspect of a government that works.
“At the Ninth National Assembly, we decided at the start of the session that what the people of this country, what our citizens need, is service, service and service.
“And we cannot, as an administration, provide the service without committing to ensure harmony in our chambers and in the National Assembly, to achieve harmony and partnership with other branches of government.
“We believe this is necessary, essential and essential to the success that the administration will achieve. And thank God, we are all focused, engaged, dedicated and patriotic. Today, governance is stable in Nigeria.
“The crucial thing that we all think we have to overcome today is insecurity. The president and executive arm of government are doing anything and everything to provide whatever government can provide to our security agencies to tackle all security challenges.
“But the National Assembly is always there to ensure that funds are available for these agencies to continue their activities and fulfill their mandate,” Lawan said.
The Senate Speaker, however, said the government needed the support of the people to be successful in its efforts to address the security challenges facing the nation.
“We all need everyone and everyone to support the government in this regard. No matter how much resources we devote to tackling insecurity, if citizens are not able to identify with the course, there will be a setback.
“I want to assure everyone here that we at the Ninth National Assembly are aware that there is only one way to make Nigeria better – to secure Nigeria, to create a peaceful Nigeria, a just Nigeria. and fair, ”Lawan said.
About the celebrant, Lawan said Oloriegbe was a shining example of the ninth senators.
“Today we are celebrating his 60th birthday, it is a celebration of the life of someone who has traveled very well and has traveled very well with success.
“This celebration is also a celebration of the Ninth Senate because they are the kind of people who populate the Ninth Senate.
“Each of us has traveled for a long time and been a successful person before joining the Senate.
“Sen. Ibrahim Oloriegbe is a shining example of what a Ninth Senate Senator is: character, commitment, dedication and discipline.
“It is not for nothing and it is no accident that he is the chairman of the Senate Health Committee, having accomplished so much in the health sector, practicing and of course being an active participant in politics. at the state level, ”Lawan said. (NOPE)
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