By Monsuru Olowoopejo
The speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has lost his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla, who had been a key supporter of the lawmaker.
Madam Mildred, a Plateau indigene, was confirmed to have passed on by medical experts on Saturday in the country.
The death of Gbajabiamila’s mother in-law came at the when he intensified efforts to ensure welfare and protection of Nigerians are considered paramount to any foreign government globally.
Also, inspite of coronavirus pandemic, the speaker held meeting with Minister of Humanitarian affairs Sadiya Farouq, faulting the strategy adopted in doling out Federal Government palliative measures to vulnerable during the lockdown imposed to gain control over coronavirus in the country.
Gbajabiamila said: ” At the meeting, I conveyed the displeasure of my colleagues and Nigerians on the manner adopted in doling out Federal Government palliative measures to vulnerable Nigerians at our National Assembly leadership meeting with the Minister of Humanitarian affairs Sadiya Farouq and her team.
“We want the implementation plan of Federal Government Social Investment Programme (SIP) to be clearly outlined in a piece of legislation to enable a coordinated and legalized implementation plan devoid of mistrust and acrimony”.