Gbajabiamila Restates Commitment of House of Reps to Improve Lives through Quality Legislation

Paschal Emeka, Abuja

The Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has restated the commitment of the lower legislative chamber to improve the lives of Nigerians through quality legislation and oversight functions.

Consequently, he called on the legislators to remain focused on the completion of their legislative mandates so that they can finish their tenure with the loudest ovation.

The Speaker made the assertions during his opening remarks on the resumption of the House of Representatives for the 2023 legislative session on Tuesday in Abuja.

“We must resolve to continue to do the people’s work despite the obligations and distractions of the political campaign season.

“As we approach the end of our term in office, I am hopeful that we will continue to meet and exceed expectations in this new year.

“Let us begin this new year with a renewed commitment to legislative action that brings us closer to achieving our highest aspirations for our nation. Let us resume with renewed determination to achieve better oversight of government spending priorities through a collaborative effort with the executive arm of government and civil society.

“This year it is imperative that we focus our efforts on completing the tasks we have already initiated and closing out the assignments on which our legacy in this 9th House will be assessed.

“Several bills still in the legislative process need to be actioned as a matter of urgency, as these bills propose significant improvements across different sectors of our national life.

“Some of these bills are still in committee, while others are awaiting concurrence in the Senate. We will see to it that we conclude work on these bills so that they can be presented to Mr. President during the life of this administration.

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