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Babangida showers praises on Niger lawmakers for meeting people’s expectations

By News desk

A Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has showered praises on members of  Niger State House of Assembly for meeting the expectations of the people of the state.

Babangida told the lawmakers that he had been looking to meet with them to say  that they have been doing wonderfully well and to keep Keep a good working relationship between the legislature, the executive and the judiciary.

IBB, who stated this on Thursday when the lawmakers visited him at his Uphill home in Minna, the state capital, urged the lawmakers not to leave citizens of the state in the dark on programmes and  projects they are executing.

“I have been looking forward to meeting with you.I am proud to say that you have been doing well. You are meeting our expectations.We have heard of states lacking synergy among the arms of the government, but in Niger State that should not be your lot,”he said.

“You have been doing this and I want you to keep it up.You are closer to the people. It is your responsibility to know what the people need and carry them along all the time. Do not leave them outside your projects and programmes,” the former gap-tooted military president added.

Responding, the Speaker  of the State Assembly, Abdullahi Bawa Wuse, explained that they visited the former President, to get the blessings required to run the legislature effectively.

“We are here to get the blessing of our father; this is because we know your concern and commitment to the development of this state and Nigeria. Outside office, you have done more than you did while in office. Your role as a father in the nation has ensured that Nigeria remains indivisible,” Bawa said.

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