OrderPaperToday – The Femi Gbajabiamila and Idris Wase Campaign Organization for ninth assembly leadership has promised Nigerians that they would run a transparent and accountable legislature if elected as speaker and deputy speaker respectively.
They also reiterated their commitment to run the affairs of the house in a just and equitable manner that would not discriminate against the opposition. They spoke on Sunday night during a meeting in Abuja.
According to Mr. Idris Wase ( Plateau, APC) who is seeking to be Deputy Speaker, “we want to assure you that the ninth assembly under Femi Gbajabiamila and Idris Wase as Speaker and Deputy Speaker would be remembered as the best history has ever had.
“Equity and fairness would be our watch word in presiding over the affairs of the house. As we go to the floor on Tuesday let’s show Nigerians we care for them and not about ourselves. We are going to make Nigerians proud.
“We use this opportunity to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for making us proud. We thank all those who have stepped down for us. The likes of the ‘head boy’ Aliyu Mughtar Betera, Abdulrazak Namdas and Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejiocha.”
Speaking, Femi Gbajabiamila said “tonight is a night of gratitude and appreciation, thank you for queuing behind our vision. we are going to introduce new innovations that would make our lawmakers stand shoulder to shoulder with other parliamentarians of the world.
“We need all lawmakers irrespective of being in the opposition because we can’t do it all alone.
He continued: “I want to thank Mr. President for deeming me fit to work with. We have no intention of disappointing the party. We thank all the governors especially those of the PDP for giving us their support. I thank the APGA party for giving us their lawmakers to work with us. We have to be factual and truthful to each other. It promises to be an assembly of reforms that will be beneficial to all.
“We are going to have e-parliament. The era of ‘ayes, nay’ is going to be a thing of the past, especially during voting on national issues. Let us go to the national assembly fully prepared and cast our vote on Tuesday”, he said.