From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna.
The All Progressive Congress APC in Niger state has charged on the newly inaugurated State Assembly members to rededicate themselves to the mandate of the party and the developmental ideals of separation of power in democracy for sustainable development of the state.
This was contained in a press statement issued at the weekend in Minna, by the party Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Idris Abini who assured the lawmakers of the party’s maximum support in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Idris Abini in Hus statement advised the new legislators to pursue an agenda that puts the interest of the people and the state above their personal and political leanings, stressing that as the representatives of the people, they should understand the needs and aspirations of the people and intimate the Executive accordingly.
He noted that this will help in the actualization of such needs and aspirations as well as for the implementation of projects and Programmes that are geared towards their development hence no meaningful growth can be achieved in an atmosphere of discord.
He urged them to ensured cordial relationship with the Executives and other arms of government as a team, stressing that when they work together the citizens will benefit more while reaffirming the APC position of ensuring freedom and autonomy of the legislature for the success of good governance in the state.
Abini maintained that as legislators the challenges before them was enormous since it is their constitutional mandate to make effective laws, review them, repel where necessary and enact new ones, appropriate funds as well carryout effective oversight functions noted that the party will support all of those for good governance and enthroned ethics in the state.
He enjoined the lawmakers in the state to always embrace the virtue of love, peaceful co- existence, harmony and respect for each other irrespective of political, religious and social affiliation by engendering the spirit of patriotism and unflinching loyalty to the party APC.