The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured Nigerians of better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
Gbajabiamila gave the assurance in Lagos while speaking at a reception dinner organized for him by the state government on Sunday, June 23, 2019.
According to the speaker, the eighth National Assembly did its best, but Nigerians should expect the ninth one to surpass the achievements of the last assembly.
Gbajabiamila said the new assembly, particularly the House of Representatives, would do things differently to get better results. He said:
”There is so much work to be done but little time to do it.We are going to work hard, we are going to do things differently.
”We can’t do a thing over and over again and get a different result. The ninth assembly is going to do things differently for the good of Nigerians.
”The eighth assembly did its best, but we will do better. We will do our best in the service in the service of the country.
”We started with a slogan nation-building is a joint task, it cannot be done by one person. The ninth assembly would work for the good of the country.
”We will put into practical terms the meaning of leadership; we are not just going to talk the talk, but we are going to walk the talk,” he said.
Gbajabiamila promised to be the speaker of all and not that of any particular region or state.
He thanked the people of Lagos for electing him for a record fifth term in the House of Representatives, saying he would not take their support for granted.