The Senate president in the 8th National Assembly, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the newly elected principal officers of the 9th National Assembly.
In a series of tweets on his personal Twitter handle, @bukolasaraki, the former Senate president congratulated the new Senate president, Senator Ahmed Lawan; his deputy, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege; the new speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila and his deputy, Hon Idris Wase.
Legit.ng notes that Saraki asked the new principal officers to put the Nigerian people first in all they do, and protect the integrity of the legislature.
The former Kwara state governor also wished all elected lawmakers success as they work to serve the country.
As he tweeted:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the newly elected president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said he will be fair to his colleagues irrespective of political, ethnic or religious affiliation.
He said this while delivering his remarks at the end of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, which saw to his emergence.
Lawan said the Senate under his leadership would do justice to all to ensure that it performs its role for the benefit of Nigerians.
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