Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, Nigeria’s House of Representatives.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been charged to use his speakership position to unite the nation and bring good governance closer to the people of Nigeria.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State gave the charge while felicitating with the Speaker as he marks his 57th birthday anniversary tomorrow Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
Governor Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, acknowledged Gbajabiamila’s contribution to the development of Nigeria and the legislature is worthy of commendation, pointing out that his service to the country over the years which according to him, has culminated in his emergence as Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th Assembly.
He urged him to use this experience to galvanise the lawmakers to make laws that will make life more meaningful for all Nigerians.
Okowa said: “As Speaker of the 9th Assembly, you have an enormous task of uniting the nation and bring good governance closer to the people by galvanising the lawmakers to make life more meaningful for all Nigerians,” adding that there was much work to be done by way of legislation in the area of power supply, infrastructure and poverty alleviation.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I wish to congratulate Mr Speaker of the 9th Assembly, a consistent, loyal party stalwart and a leader of inestimable value, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on the occasion of his 57th birthday anniversary celebration,”
He described Gbajabiamila as a quintessential politician and lawmaker per excellence who has added value to the lives of his people and Nigerians as a whole.
The Governor prays that the Almighty God will grant Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, long life, good health, more wisdom and power to lead the 9th House of Representatives.