As the 9th National Assembly is inaugurated today with the election of its presiding officers, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to support Senator Ali Ndume and Hon. Umar Bago for the position of Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives respectively.
According to statement on its official Twitter handle, the party said that its National Working Committee took the decision after very extensive consultations with critical stakeholders.
“The final resolution on Senator Ndume and Hon. Bago was reached at the end of a decisive meeting of members of the National Working Committee, party leaders, state governors as well as senators and members-elect on the platform of the PDP.
“This decision is in the best interest of the nation, in line with our party’s determination to deepen democracy, ensure a strong and independent legislature, strict compliance with the principle of separation of powers as well as constitutional checks and balances in the polity”, the Party said.
It therefore directed all senators and members-elect on the platform of the Party to be guided accordingly.
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