Photo: Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right) congratulating Senator Goodswill Akpabio shortly after emerging the Senate President in Abuja on Tuesday, 13 June 2023. –
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged members of the 10th National Assembly to surpass the laudable record of the Ninth Assembly.
He said the 10th National Assembly is expected to settle very quickly to begin to pass laws and make decisions that will be beneficial to all Nigerians.
Speaking to journalists after the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday, Governor Sanwo-Olu urged the legislature to support the work of the executive, led by President Bola Tinubu.
He said: “We need to wish them all the very best, pray for them, and hope that this 10th Assembly can indeed also do better than the Ninth Assembly.
“We understand that the Ninth Assembly was one of the biggest in terms of the bills and everything but the 10th Assembly has a target to meet and surpass.
“So, I imagine they are going to settle very quickly and begin to pass laws and make decisions that will be beneficial to all Nigerians irrespective of what part of the country you come from.
“I wish them all the very best and I want to say congratulations to all Nigerians.”
Governor Sanwo-Olu, who witnessed the inauguration of the 10th Senate and House of Representatives in Abuja with some of his colleagues, commended the transparent process in the elections of leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly.