Buhari issued a stern warning to ministers for disrespecting Nass

Buhari issued a stern warning to ministers for disrespecting Nass


President Mohammed Buhari told ministers, heads of all departments and agencies that he would not tolerate insults to the National Assembly.


The Nigerian president made the announcement on Thursday evening, July 16, as he left for a meeting with Senate President Ahmed Ibrahim Lavan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gazabiamila's State House, Aso Villa.

In a statement issued by his spokesman Garba Shehu, the president urged ministers and heads of agencies to conduct themselves at all times so as not to undermine the National Assembly as an institution or its members.

Buhari said he had great respect for the National Assembly as government executive and legislative weapons were essential partners in fulfilling their mutual alliance goal to improve the lives of Nigerians.

Meanwhile, the National Assembly has recently expressed reservations over the behavior of some government officials in executive hands.

The Nation reported that Senate President Sen. Ahmed Lavan spoke to State House reporters after a closed-door meeting with President Mohammed Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Thursday 16 July.

As the current Speaker of the National Assembly, Sen. Lawn, along with Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gabzbiamila, said he had a friendly relationship with the Executive Branch, citing the atmosphere provided by the President. Is. Cause.

He said the friendly relations between the executive and the legislature were particularly fake so that the current government could provide better leadership for Nigerians.

In another report, amid a crisis over the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), President Mohammed Buhari directed better coordination between security and research organizations with the National Assembly to bring sanctity to the system.

The Nigerian Tribune reported that the President has asked the relevant stakeholders to ensure that the administration's efforts to bring transparency and accountability in managing the large number of resources allocated for the development of the Niger Delta subdivision.

LeT.N gathered the revelations in Abuja on Thursday, July 16, in a statement released by Garba Shehu, the president's senior special assistant on media and publicity.

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