Gombe State Governor, His Excellency Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has Congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on their emergence as new Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.
The Governor equally hailed the election of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President and Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase as Deputy Speaker.
He described the four presiding officers as courageous, visionary and loyal party men with sterling leadership qualities to lead a united and cohesive National Assembly that will work for the progress of the country.
He noted that the new leaders have kept faith with the governing All Progressives Congress, APC over the years and are capable of engendering harmonious working relationship between the Executive and the legislature in the overall interest of the nation.
Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya in a press statement signed by his aide on media and publicity,Alhaji Ismaila Uba Misilli xpressed optimism that the 9th National Assembly would cooperate and work closely with the Executive led by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Judiciary and all tiers of Government as well as the Governing All Progressives Congress, APC in the task of moving the country to the next level of economic growth and prosperity.
He acknowledged and commended the role of the leadership of the party and stakeholders in ensuring unity of purpose and party supremacy in the build up to the election of the National Assembly leaders.