Deputy Speaker assures Ministers of harmonious working relationship

Lawan Hamidu, Abuja

Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Wase

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase has expressed the readiness of the National Assembly to work in harmony with the newly sworn in ministers.

Speaking at a reception in Abuja, in honour of the minister of women affairs, Pauline Tallen, Wase said that he had no doubt that Tallen would succeed, given her experience as a politician.

“We are going to work with you and your colleagues from the National Assembly, especially in the area of oversight functions for you to succeed. I assure you that we are going to work with you.

I want to use this medium to congratulate you for this well-deserved appointment, your one of the luckiest person, at least you have one of the Presiding Officers behind you and the Senators and Members of the House of Representatives behind you. We assure you that we going to work with you,” Wase added.

The Deputy Speaker said it was needless to blackmail or malign anyone for political gains and advised those who had made gossip their trade to desist from that.

In her remarks, the Minister thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, the Deputy Speaker, the Government and the people of Plateau for the honour done to her.

The Minister said that she would be a minister for every citizen of Plateau and Nigeria, irrespective of political, religious and ethnic affiliations.

“Whoever knows me knows that I don’t believe in ethnic or religious politics my doors are open; we will work together for the progress of Plateau.

I am your ambassador Mr Governor; I am at your disposal for anything that pertains the national level,” she assured.