President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the leadership and members of the 9th National Assembly on their first anniversary, extolling the lawmakers’ sense of duty and diligence in handling issues related to the development of the country.
The President, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday said the legislature has brought dignity and honour to the country and looks forward to more years of the harmonious working relationship.
President Buhari also saluted the vision, courage and patriotism of the Assembly, noting, with appreciation, the understanding and maturity of the members in speedily processing bills that directly impact the welfare of Nigerians, courageously finding common grounds to move the country forward, and passionately carrying out their oversight functions with justice and fairness.
The President presented his goodwill to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, congratulating them for using their wealth of experience, wisdom and knowledge to ensure a peaceful working relationship among lawmakers, between both chambers, the Judiciary and the Executive, by always focusing on the larger picture of nation-building.
As the 9th National Assembly commemorates the landmark, President Buhari said the legislature has brought dignity and honour to the country, and looks forward to more years of the harmonious working relationship, with focus on improving the livelihood of citizens, and creating an enabling environment for a prosperous nation where both the young and old can fully realize their dreams.