Abuja - The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the immediate-past Senate President, David Mark, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for ably leading the House.
The party also commended the immediate-past Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and his deputy, Honorable Emeka Ihedioha for their efforts in steadying the ship of the last House despite some challenges.
National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh said the leadership of the party notes the efforts of the last National Assembly under the Chairmanship of Senator Mark in ensuring unity among lawmakers and leading the federal legislature to provide the much needed direction for national development.
The former ruling party also showered encomiums on other legislators for their steadfastness to the party and the nation at large.
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“The leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and members of our great party nationwide appreciate the commitment of our leaders and members in the Seventh National Assembly for their selfless contributions to the development of our nation,” said Metuh.
“Indeed, we are pleased to underscore that in line with the undying values, tradition and manifesto of the PDP, our leaders and members in the last Senate and House of Representatives respectively, amply demonstrated that the true essence of statesmanship lies in employing its uncommon values to the benefit of the people rather than self and for this, we are very proud of them,” he added.
Metuh listed the passage of Freedom of Information Act, amendments to the Electoral Act for credible, free and fair elections among other important legislations passed under the PDP-led National Assembly.
The party said it is particularly satisfied that the outgoing PDP leadership in the National Assembly as it laid solid foundation upon which the nation’s legislature could always leverage for greater productivity in the interest of all.
- CAJ News