By Segun Awofadeji
Gombe State Governor, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya has described the election of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as well deserved for the 9th National Assembly.
The governor in a congratulatory message made available to Journalists Wednesday through his Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Ismaila Uba Misilli, equally hailed the election of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President and Honourable Ahmed Idris Wase, as Deputy Speaker.
He said the four presiding officers were courageous, visionary and loyal party men who posses sterling leadership qualities to lead a united and cohesive National Assembly that will work for the progress of the country.
According to Governor Inuwa, 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.
He expressed optimism that the 9th National Assembly would cooperate and work closely with the Muhammadu Buhari led Executive, the Judiciary and all tiers of government.
Governor Inuwa was also optimistic that the leadership of the Executive, the Judiciary as well as the new leadership of the Legislature would work harmoniously with the APC in the task of moving the country to the next level of economic growth and prosperity.
He then 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.