The new leadership of the National Assembly has been called on by the Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the United States of America, Kathleen FitzGibbon, to help Nigeria in the fight against insecurity.
According to NAN, Fitzgibbon who is representing the U.S Ambassador, Stuart Symington made the call at the sideline of the 9th National Assembly inauguration on Tuesday in Abuja.
She stated that the 9th National Assembly should be prepared for work to help the country tackle the issue of insecurity, development and poverty.
“We wish and hope that the National Assembly can get to work as soon as possible to solve some of the critical issues in the country like insecurity, development among others.”
“I am sure everybody here is looking forward to doing just that.”
“They need to vote for the best leadership of the National Assembly for the people,” she said.
She took the opportunity to call on lawmakers to represent their constituents well by ensuring they fulfil their desires.
“As lawmaker are the representatives of the citizens, they know what the citizens want and I hope they are able to fulfil those desires.”
“We just hope that we can see a lot of good actions and activities in the year and in the National Assembly,” she said.
FitzGibbon, challenged Nigerians to be hopeful and pray for their leaders to take the nation forward.
“As Nigerians are hopeful, keep hoping, praying and supporting the leadership to bring the country forward for development and solve the security problems,” she said.