Governor Samuel Ortom has pleaded with the newly inaugurated Benue lawmakers to take their legislative duties with every iota of responsibility to the citizens who gave them the mandate.
Naija news learnt Ortom made the plea during the inauguration of the ninth Benue State House of Assembly. Ortom also charged the new legislators to collaborate with the Executive arm of government in order to deliver dividends of democracy to the people.
The governor however assured the lawmakers of his administration’s support at all time while he solicited for constructive engagements and dialogue between the Executive, Legislature and the Judicial arms of government for the actualization of set goals.
He urged the new legislators to be exemplary in their conducts, stressing that the society has placed a moral burden on them as public office holders who would be accountable to the people.
Ortom further advised the lawmakers to eschew ethnic, sectional and political sentiments and help the government in the drive to end poverty, ignorance and disease with people-oriented legislation.
Source: Naija News