The All Progressives Congress (APC) has joined family, friends, associates, constituents and federal lawmakers of the 9th National Assembly in celebrating the President of the Senate and Chairman of the 9th National Assembly, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, who turns 62 on January 12, 2021.
In a statement by Sen. John J. Akpan Udoedeghe, National Secretary
Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the APC, the party says it is celebrating an experienced, cerebral, dexterous and patriotic federal lawmaker who as Chairman of the 9th National Assembly is enshrining a best practice, particularly in legislative-executive relations in Nigeria. “In partnering with the executive, the 9th National Assembly under the watch of H.E. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan has chosen to work for public good and national interest,” the statement read.
It added, “Commendably, H.E. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan’s collaborative leadership of the 9th National Assembly has achieved and sustained the long-eluded December-January budget cycle in an equally multi-partisan National Assembly. This has ensured better national planning.
“At party level, H.E. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a valuable partner-in-progress who is supporting the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) mandate to reposition our great party and ensure peace, unity and true reconciliation across party ranks. H.E. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan inputs as a member of the tripartite executive/legislative/APC consultative committee has ensured good governance and accelerated implementation of the Next Level Agenda.
“The APC family prays for good health and wisdom as the Senate President continues to contribute to national development and the growth of the APC.”