President Muhammed Buhari has reemphasized his utmost respect for the National Assembly (NASS), adding that any disrespect to the institution by any member of the executive branch will not be accepted, while Ministers, all heads of Departments and Agencies should at all times conduct themselves in ways that will not undermine NASS’ leadership and members.
The President made this known while received in audience the distinguished Senate President Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan and Rt. Honorable Speaker of the House of Representatives Honorable Femi Gbajabiamila at the State House, Aso Villa on Thursday.
The meeting, which lasted for almost an hour, was characterized by an engaging discussion on a range of key issues of National importance particularly the role of the Legislature as a critical component in supporting their common goal and commitment towards improving the lives of the people of Nigeria.
President Buhari and the leaders of the National Assembly recognized and acknowledged that the Executive and Legislative arms of government are essential partners in the fulfillment of their mutually aligned goal of improving the lives of the Nigerian people.