….Symbolic meeting paves the way for collaboration between executive and legislative branches
In a gesture of unity and cooperation, Governor Abdullahi Sule, Deputy Governor Emmanuel Akabe, and the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State extended a warm reception to the newly elected Speaker of the 7th Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, and his deputy, Hon. Jecob Kudu. The meeting took place at the Government House in Lafia, signifying the beginning of a harmonious relationship between the executive and legislative branches.
The gathering served as an important platform for Governor Sule and the legislative leaders to discuss strategies and priorities aimed at advancing the development agenda of Nasarawa State. The presence of Deputy Governor Akabe and the APC Chairman underscored the collective commitment to work together for the progress and welfare of the people.
During the meeting, Governor Sule expressed his delight at the election of Rt. Hon. Balarabe Abdullahi as the Speaker of the 7th Assembly. He commended the Speaker for his outstanding leadership during his previous tenure, highlighting the positive impact he made on governance and legislative processes in the state. The governor also praised the election of Hon. Jecob Kudu as the Deputy Speaker, recognizing his valuable contributions to the legislative body.
Addressing the gathering, Governor Sule emphasized the need for a collaborative approach to governance, stressing that effective partnership between the executive and legislative arms is vital for the successful implementation of policies and programs that will benefit the people of Nasarawa State. He assured the newly elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker of his administration’s full support and cooperation in achieving their legislative objectives.
Rt. Hon. Balarabe Abdullahi, in his response, expressed gratitude to Governor Sule, Deputy Governor Akabe, and the APC Chairman for their warm reception and unwavering support. He acknowledged the importance of working together to fulfill the aspirations of the people and bring about meaningful development in the state. The Speaker assured the governor of the Assembly’s commitment to passing legislation that would positively impact the lives of the citizens.
Hon. Jecob Kudu, the Deputy Speaker, echoed similar sentiments, emphasizing the need for synergy and cooperation between the executive and legislative arms. He expressed his readiness to collaborate with the governor’s office in achieving the common goal of uplifting Nasarawa State and promoting good governance.
The meeting concluded on a positive note, with all parties expressing optimism about the future of the state. Governor Sule, Rt. Hon. Balarabe Abdullahi, Hon. Jecob Kudu, and the APC Chairman pledged to foster a strong working relationship based on mutual respect, open communication, and shared goals.
As the newly elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker embark on their legislative duties, their engagement with the executive arm of government sets a promising tone for a harmonious and productive relationship. The people of Nasarawa State eagerly anticipate the positive outcomes that will result from the joint efforts of the executive and legislative branches in realizing the state’s developmental aspirations.