President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has declared that the
9th National Assembly will give its maximum support to the
administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in order to achieve better, prosperous and secured Nigeria for the good of the citizens.
He made the disclosure Tuesday at a town hall meeting in Gashua his
home town in Yobe state.
“We will make sure the 9th National Assembly gives him (Buhari) the
full support needed to achieve the Next Level agenda in the interest
of our people and the country.
“Though there are pockets of opposition from other sides, I assure you
all that we won’t fail the President,” Lawan told a mammoth crowd that
The Senate President, for two days and for the first time since his
assumption of the leadership of the National Assembly in June,
traversed the six local government areas that make up his Yobe North
He returned to Abuja Wednesday after he assured the people that his
colleagues at the National Assembly will endeavour to give good
representation to achieve the set agenda.
“I solicit your prayers for all members of the National Assembly. I
recall that I got 79 votes out of 107 senators who voted during the
Senate presidency election. This is above the All Progressives Congress
“This shows that there is a cordial relationship along party lines,
and that senators are ready to work for the progress of Nigerians and
“In the current Senate, I have the full cooperation of the senators
from the opposition parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party,
because of the tremendous love and trust shown to us by President