From Francis Nansak,Lafia
The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly,RT.Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi,has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a true democrat considering his recent assent to the bill granting financial autonomy to the State Houses of Assembly.
Balarabe Abdullahi stated this on Monday in Lafia while reacting to the autonomy granted to the state Houses of Assembly and the Judiciaryand at the same time the declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day.
The speaker lauded the efforts and courage of the President, describing it as first of it kind and however urged Nigerians to support Buhari being of democracy.
Balarabe Abdullahi said that granting autonomy to the state Houses of Assembly would fast track legislative duties and enhance state lawmakers performance for the overall development of the country.
“President Buhari is a courageous leader that has done what past democratically elected president could not do by granting autonomy to state Houses of Assembly and Judiciary as this singular gesture will greatly change the future of Nigerians deepen democracy and promote good governance.
“I will also like to observe that the declaration of June 12 and post humous honour to the acclaimed winner of 1993 Presidential election is a good omen for the country which has also placed the President as a messiah that has come to deliver this nation from its emerging challenges.” He said