The president of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has disclosed what he discussed with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Igbere TV reports.
Lawan who on Sunday, July 7, met with Tinubu, said the Senate will take its oversight role seriously and perform its assignments without fear or favour.
The Senate president who disclosed this through his official Twitter handle assured Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari and the government would be supported by the National Assembly.
“During my visit yesterday to the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I reiterated the fact that the Senate will take its oversight role seriously and perform its assignments without fear or favour.
We will perform our job not to create hostility or engender rancour in the relationship between the National Assembly and the executive but to create synergy. Synergy will help us deliver our respective services to the people.
That notwithstanding, I want to assure Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari and the government would be supported from the National Assembly.
Addressing senators during the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, July 2, in Abuja. The Senate president said there was serious poverty in the land and that only concerted efforts by the two arms of government could address the issue.”