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The Senate Does Not Belong To APC Alone – Senator Lawan

 

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In respect to the leadership tussle for positions in the 9th National Assembly, Senator Ahmad Lawan has stated that he is reaching out to every Senator-elect irrespective of their political party because the Senate is not created for the All Progressives Congress Alone.

The lawmaker representing Yobe North in the National Assembly is in the race to emerge as the Senate President in the 9th National Assembly.

Lawan stated this while he was answering questions from newsmen in Abuja on Monday during the orientation Programme for Senators- Elect and Members of the House of Representatives-elect.

He stated that he was reaching out to all Senators elect from different political parties because the Senate is not only for his party.

“We are reaching to all our colleagues, regardless of their political persuasions, after all, we are supposed to work together.”

“It is not just going to be a Senate for only the APC members. It is a Senate that will consist of the APC, PDP, and YPP.”

“Therefore, we need everybody to support the genuine and laudable course of making Nigeria better.”

“I will ensure that our administration is able to deliver laudable projects for Nigerians and the best way to achieve this is for all of us to work together.”

Speaking on Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki’s assertion that public negative perception of the National Assembly is the greatest problem, he added, “Well, you know parliamentarians all over the world are not very popular people because we are so exposed and we interact much more frequently with the public more than any arm of government, but you work hard on your integrity and on your reputation where you think you are not doing things right and the public particularly tells you that what you are doing is not right, you need to reflect and look at how you can improve and do better.”

“I believe that as distinguished senators, honourable members of the House of Representatives, we should conduct ourselves with dignity and with respect and ensure that we deliver all those things that are expected of us.”

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