- Rt. Hon Henry Nwawuba has commended the Federal Executive Council for the inauguration of the Agenda 2050 National Steering Committee
- The federal lawmaker said the action marks a new dawn in the relationship between the executive and the legislature
- Nwawuba is a member of the House of Representatives representing Mbatoili/Ikeduru Federal Constituency
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The member of the House of Representatives representing Mbatoili/Ikeduru Federal Constituency Rt. Hon Henry Nwawuba has commended the Federal Executive Council for the inauguration of the Agenda 2050 National Steering Committee.
According to the federal lawmaker, the action marks a new dawn in the relationship between the executive and the legislature.
In a statement sent to journalists, Nwawuba said the inauguration is a direct fallout of his motion unanimously carried by the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 19 in which he called on the federal government to develop a SMART 20 year Economic Master-plan and Development Strategy.
Legit.ng gathered that in the motion, Nwawuba stressed the need for Nigeria to consolidate its leadership role in Africa by establishing itself as a significant player in the global economy and Africa’s political arena through sustainable developments, infrastructure and human capital development.
He stated that by this progressive step, the executive branch of government has given a positive indication that the voices of the people as echoed by their representatives are vital in the realization of the country's development agenda.
He commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Femi Gbajabiamila for his bipartisan disposition on matters of national development and extended his appreciation to his colleagues for their unanimous support in passing this critical motion.
The lawmaker further urged the executive to also pay attention to resolutions of the house in the area of equitable distribution of infrastructural projects, national security and federal character in public appointments in the spirit of the new harmony between both arms of government.
In a related development, the spokesman for the Nigerian House of Representatives, Honourable Benjamin Kalu, has commended the federal government over the approval for the construction of Umuahia-Bende-Ohafia road in Abia state.
At its sitting on Wednesday, September 23, the FEC approved the construction of the road which had been abandoned for 44 years.
In a statement sent to Legit.ng on Thursday, September 24, Kalu expressed appreciation to President Muhammad Buhari and Fashola, stressing that the when done, the road would boost the economic fortunes of the people in the area.
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