Gbajabiamila said Omatseye, who is also the chairman of The Nation newspaper’s Editorial Board and a TV host, has been living a fulfilled life, worthy of emulation.
Browsing: house of rep
The caucus in a statement signed by Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Leader of the house, said “the show of brute hostility and violent assault on Nigerians by the security forces is condemnable, unjustifiable and at total variance with fundamental democratic ethos of freedom of expression as guaranteed by the 1999 Constitution (as amended).”
The President pledged that his administration would continue to prioritise the railway system as a transportation backbone that can transform industrial and economic activity in the country.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in his opening address at the plenary on Tuesday, noted that the micro-blogging platform had become a huge communication tool and platform for enterprise especially for the teeming youth in the country.
The summons was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Ibrahim Isiaka (APC-Ogun) at an investigative hearing organised by the committee on Monday in Abuja.
Akeredolu made the submission at the Akure Centre of the South West Zonal Public Hearing, organised by the House of Representatives Special Committee on Constitution Review.
Saying that a nation’s constitution is not only the foundation of its existence but is supposed to set the terms of the nationhood and define the manner that reflects her common truths and highest aspirations, the Speaker noted: “Our constitution falls short of this standard.”
Gbajabiamila, in a remark on Saturday at the end of the summit, said the quality of inputs and presentations received by various stakeholders was unprecedented.
He said to achieve this, ethno-religious differences and other factors that often divide Nigerians must be put aside for the urgency of safeguarding the nation.
The Chairman of the committee, Yusuf Buba (APC-Adamawa) made the call in a statement on Wednesday after the committee interfaced with the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Gabriel Aduda in Abuja.
Gbajabiamila made this known at public hearing on the Armed Forces Support Trust Fund (Establishment) Bill, organised by the House Committee on Defence on Monday in Abuja.
The Oluyole Federal Constituency representative congratulated Muslim faithful across her constituency and Nigeria at large for successfully completing the 30 days of Ramadan fasting, which she described as one of the great pillars of Islam.
The symposium, with the theme: “National Security and Peace: Role of Government, Citizens and Institutions,” is a public discourse for sustainable solutions to myriads of security challenges facing Nigeria.
He also said all Nigerians must see nation-building as a ‘joint task,’ saying each Nigerian has a critical role to play to achieve the best vision for the country.
The probe is being carried out by the House Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring, led by Hon. Legor Idagbo.
Gbajabiamila, who said Nigerian workers are worthy of being celebrated, noted that the Nigerian system remains stable due to the dedication and sacrifices of the workers.
Consequently, the House resolved to investigate the issue.
He specifically cited climate change, easy flow of capital/funding of terrorism and the rapid growth of technology as some of the new challenges altering the way the world functioned in the past.
The Committee being chaired by Hon Busayo Oluwole Oke (PDP-OSUN) handed down the ruling while grilling the management of the agency led by Comproller of Customs, S I Ibrahim on the audit queries raised against the agency by the office of the Auditor General of the Federation.
He assured Nigerians that the 9th House under his leadership would bequeath such a Police Force to them, and is working assiduously to achieve the goal.