Senator Ali Wakili representing Bauchi South Senatorial District has advised against unnecessary political wrangling over the election of the an opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, member, Senator Ike Ekweremaadu, the Deputy Senate President.
The Senator said overheating the polity over the recent composition of the leadership of the National Assembly and election of Ekweremadu in particular would be over stretching the matter adding that would unduly makes an ordinary democratic procedure seems diabolical and noted that it would be detrimental to the nation’s quest to achieve political maturity.
Speaking in Bauchi yesterday, the lawmaker said the election of Ekweremadu, from the opposition party, was done by the senators without sentiment, adding that those heating up the polity unduly should allow the senators to independently do the work they were elected for.
He described the composition of the senate leadership as true democracy adding that the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, is a dynamic leader, very accommodating, and humble person that is always ready to learn. He then advised politicians to allow them work for Nigerians, instead of overheating the polity.
Senator Wakili explained that members of the National Assembly are united in the efforts to contribute positively to the stability of the country stressing they want to work with the federal government to curb the insecurity as well as provide relief materials to the affected communities.
Debunking the rumours that the presidency is not happy with the leadership of the Assembly, the senator dismissed it stating that both the Presidency and the leadership of the NASS were working harmoniously for the good of the people.
Wakili stated that the senate is fully behind the introduction of the anti-corruption crusade aimed at curbing corruption and bringing rapid development to the country and added further that they are ready to provide more legal backing towards tackling corruption in the country.