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Chairman of Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) Election Organizing Committee, Senator Uche Ekwunife, on Saturday linked the massive infrastructural renewal across the State to political stability being enjoyed in the State, saying it was time for such to be replicated nationwide to facilitate growth and development.
In fulfillment of his campaign promises, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has reiterated his commitment to deliver dividends of democracy to the people in his constituency, aimed at adding values to lives.
The Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Mr. Gbenga Ashafa, has commended the Federal Government over the approval of N20 billion for the rehabilitation and construction of the Ikorodu, Ogiji, Mosinmi-Sagamu Expressway.
The three senators representing Lagos East, West and Central Senatorial Districts on Sunday passed a vote of confidence and endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, saying that the giant strides of his administration were being felt across the State.
Minister Rotimi Amaechi urges states to key into federal government’s transport development policies
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has called on states to key into the programmes and policies of the Federal Government in developing the nation’s transportation sector.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said on Wednesday that Nigeria has a viable economy and very safe for foreign investors.
Senate yesterday called on the federal government to provide adequate primary healthcare delivery services in the country saying the condition has become highly alarming because for every single day now, Nigeria loses about 2, 300 under-five year olds and 145 women of child bearing age.
Lawmakers at the National Assembly, the Minster of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday disagreed over figures presented in the 2018 Budget of the ministry.
Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who is also Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transport, has urged the Federal Ministry of Transport to ensure delivery of standard gauge rail lines and other vital rail infrastructure to Nigerians before 2019.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that the National Assembly, will in the next few days, convoke a youth development and empowerment public hearing on job creation and entrepreneurship aimed at opening the legislative process for greater responsiveness to the needs and voices of the youths.
Both chambers of the National Assembly have berated the Federal Government’s 2018 budget proposal, saying its assumptions are unrealistic.
The Senate has described as herculean the investigation of the sacked Chairman of Presidential Task force on Pensions Reforms, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina, disclosing that over 222 houses illegally acquired by the ex-pension boss were recovered by the EFCC.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has been asked to harmonise retirement benefits of retired judges of state High Courts, saying that such was in line with section 6 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transportation, Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, on Monday, said that the National Transport Commission Bill was at its final stage which would be an umbrella body of regulation to the transport sector.
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