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First year in office: What Tinubu told NASS members

President Bola Tinubu has urged the National Assembly to continue to collaborate with the Executive for further development of Nigeria and prosperity of the people.

Tinubu said this when he addressed a Joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday in Abuja.

“So please continue to collaborate, work together to build our country, we have no other choice, it is our nation.

“No one, no other institutions or personality will help us except we do it ourselves, no amount of aids that may be coming from foreign countries, or any other nation.

“Let us work together as we are doing to build our nation, not only for us but for our generations yet unborn,” he said.

Tinubu also urged the lawmakers to: “Nourish this democracy, build this nation, so that the future of our great grandchildren will be sure of prosperity and progress.

“You are foremost leaders that speak for our people and you have been in the forefront of this struggle.

“Charting a new course and the question for development, I have submitted the last budget, you expeditiously passed it, we are walking the talk.

“I will soon bring the year 2024 supplementary appropriation bill.”

Tinubu commended the lawmakers for their efforts in sustaining democracy.

“This institution, the hallow chamber represents the consciousness for freedom and sense of belonging.

“Without this house, probably, I may not find the part to the presidency, ” he said.

Responding, President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio said, the National Assembly would be expecting the 2024 Supplementary Appropriation Bill for consideration.

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