The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the 9th National Assembly has remained unwavering in the implementation of its legislative agenda and has kept faith with Nigerians.
Lawan, in his New Year message, said the Electoral Act 2022 had ignited hope in the system and heightened expectations about the 2023 general elections.
He, therefore, called on Nigerians to seize the opportunities provided to take active part in the ongoing electoral process.
In a statement by his media aide, Ola Awoniyi, Lawan said, “The 9th Assembly has been the breaker of many legislative jinxes in this Fourth Republic, having recorded breakthroughs in many areas of our national legislative environment that had defied the interventions of previous assemblies.”
Also, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the year 2023 would be significant for Nigerians, being the year that citizens would elect new leaders to pilot the affairs of the country.
Gbajabiamila, in a statement by his media adviser, Lanre Lasisi, said he was optimistic about the opportunities and possibilities that lay ahead and urged Nigerians to remain resolute and determined.
The speaker wished Nigerians success individually and collectively in 2023, calling for prayers for successful elections.