OrderPaperToday – The National Assembly has approved the establishment of a Legislative Museum and Archives for itself.
This was after the chairman of the Special Joint Committee, Fatimat Rasaki, presented the report on the floor of the red chamber during plenary on Wednesday.
The Senate leader, Ahmad Lawan advised the Federal parliament to immediately raise funds to “get the museum and library up and running. This very important.”
Senator Shehu Sani noted that the museum “will serve as a guide for future generations and for accurate documentation.”
On the part of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, he indicated that the museum will not only form a collection and protection of artefacts and documents “but also be a library that can be a resource for not only Parliamentarians but the entire Nation (for scholars & historians) as is seen all over the world.”
“This is long over due but I am happy that the 8th National Assembly has initiated and must ensure that this project is seen to completion and can be a source to strengthen our democratic culture”, Saraki added.