Ninth NASS not rubber-stamp legislature – Lawan

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The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, dismissed the insinuation that the ninth National Assembly is a rubber-stamp legislature.

Lawan said no amount of blackmail will discourage the present Assembly from working with the executive arm of government for the good of the people.

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In a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media to the Senate president, Ola Awoniyi, Lawan said, “The ninth National Assembly is a National Assembly that is focused, united (and) determined to make a positive difference in the lives of Nigerians.

“We are so terribly misunderstood when we say that we are going to work with the executive arm of government in a very harmonious and productive manner (but) some people, out of misunderstanding or mischief say we are a rubber-stamp National Assembly.

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