A member of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), Longers Anyanwu has set aside praises for the dogged and hardworking pose of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole towards ensuring that the party’s legislative candidates get their respective victories in Tuesday, June 11th.
Legislative elections and inauguration of lawmakers were held on Tuesday with APC-endorsed candidates, Ahmed Lawan and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila carrying the day.
Anyanwu, a member of the Imo State APC was vocal and active in his support of Gbajabiamila saying he possesses qualities that naturally make him a worthy winner of the election.
He said the victories earned in both chambers of the national assembly are an indication of the Nigerian government’s knowledge of the need to pull a plug on disparities between the executive and the legislative.
”The emergence of the leadership of the 9th Assembly is a clear indication of APC’s readiness to take firm control of the government in this second term of President Muhammadu Buhari administration to ensure it gets to the next level of democratic dividend.’’
Further hailing Gbajabiamila, the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Anyanwu said every member of the House should stand behind him, ignoring party lines as he is one to restore the dignity of the Nigerian legislature.
‘’Femi is a team player and an experienced legislator per excellence whose almost unanimous election will engender peace and unity in the house.
”I call on every Honourable member, no matter political party divide, to give him unalloyed cooperation because he is a prepared leader that is going to restore the dignity of the legislature in Nigeria again.’’
He expressed satisfaction at the turn of events and said it has marked an end to the leadership of the minority over the majority in the national assembly.
”Never again will the ‘tail wag the dog’ in the National Assembly where a ruling party APC will be led by the minority party leading to manipulation of the sincere and patriotic direction of president Muhammadu Buhari administration.’’
Anyanwu, founder and former chairman of Accord Party said the victories of Lawan and Gbajabiamila are good for Nigeria’s democracies and will birth development and further engrave President Muhammadu Buhari’s true intentions on Nigeria.
The APC Chieftain was a member of the Advisory Council, Presidential Campaign Council (Youths and Women) in the 2019 elections.