Immediate past President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the newly elected National Assembly officers.
The former Governor of Kwara State also urged them to stand up for the legislature, one of the three major arms of government.
Hear him: “Congratulations to Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; and Deputy Speaker, Idris Wase as they begin their journey as presiding officers of the 9th National Assembly.
“As you set forth on your legislative endeavours over the next four years, I ask that you always put the Nigerian people first in all that you do. I also ask that you protect the integrity of the legislative institution.
“I wish you all, Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members, utmost success as you work to serve our nation and its great people.”