Gombe state Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has described the emergence of Ahmad Lawn and Femi Gbajabiamila as leaders of the Senate and Hosue of Representatives as “a collective preference for credible legislature that will work for Nigeria”.
Govenor Inuwa description’s is contained in a statement signed and made available to Journalists Wednesday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Ismaila Uba Misilli in Gombe.
He also congratulated Lawan and Gbajabiamila and their deputies Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President and Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase as Deputy Speaker.
He said: “The four presiding officers are courageous, visionary and loyal party men with sterling leadership qualities to lead a united and cohesive National Assembly that will work for the progress of the country.
“The new leaders have kept faith with the governing All Progressives Congress, APC over the years and are capable of engendering harmonious working relationship between the Executive and the legislature in the overall interest of the nation.
Alhaji Inuwa expressed optimism that the 9th National Assembly would cooperate and work closely with the Executive led by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Judiciary and all tiers of Government as well as the governing APC in the task of moving the country to the next level of economic growth and prosperity.