Gbajabiamila described the late Risikat Ajoke Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, as a committed and patriotic Nigerian who gave her best to the country.
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The Speaker expressed happiness that Senator Tinubu, who is the wife of the APC national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is celebrating her 61st birthday in good health.
President Buhari recently sought the approval of the National Assembly to borrow $4,054,476,863 billion and €710 million, on the grounds of “emerging needs.”
Gbajabiamila said the efforts of the House would also put in place mechanisms for holding the institutions of state accountable
Gbajabiamila spoke as a member elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chisom Dike, defected.
Gbajabiamila said this on Thursday in Abuja at plenary, saying that his speech at Wednesday’s resumption of the house was misquoted by some media organisations.
Rep Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Reps, read the letter from President Buhari dated August 26.
YOV, in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Omoladun Orolugbagbe, said the speaker was part of the conspiracy that brought Nigeria to its knees, disclosing that Gbajabiamila had always been a sell out with no history of commitment to the ideals of the common people in Nigeria.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the beneficiaries received the laptops under an educational project initiated by Gbajabiamila.
Gbajabiamila noted with concern, how some “miscreants and criminals masquerading as separationist activists have emerged to wreak havoc, take lives and commit economic sabotage against fellow Nigerians and the state.”
It took place at Glover Memorial hall, Marina, Lagos, which was recently renovated by the Lagos State Government.
The funeral and thanksgiving service held at St. James’ Anglican Church, Iperu-Remo, also had in attendance the immediate past governor of Ogun state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Aremo Olusegun Osoba, Gbenga Daniel, former governor of the state, the Acting National Leader of the Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, 120 bishops and clerics, captains of industry and top political functionaries.
Gbajabiamila said parliaments must find in all regulatory or legislative interventions, a balance between protecting the right to free speech and the right to life, peace and dignity.
Alhaji Rasheed Alaba, the Ajiroba of Lagos, died on Monday at the age of 85.
The Speaker said Senator Durojaiye, a chieftain of the defunct NADECO, was a patriotic Nigerian who gave his all in all for the development of the country.
It also called on anti-graft agencies to identify, recover stolen revenues, arrest and prosecute all heads of agencies and ministries involved in the alleged unremitted internally generated revenue (IGR) in the country.
Gbajabiamila said Mantu, who served as the Deputy President of the Senate in the 5th Assembly, was one Nigerian that would be remembered for his democratic credentials.
Gbajabiamila said attaining 99 years is a blessing and favour from the Almighty Allah, which should not be taken for granted, saying the Baba Adinni is worth celebrating.
Gbajabiamila described Olamilekan as a patriotic Nigerian who has contributed his quota to the development of democracy in the country.
Operating on the platform of Lagos Solidarity Congress, the group made the same appeal to the Chairman of the GAC, Prince Tajudeen Olusi, and Chairman of APC in Lagos State, Alhaji Babatunde Balogun.