Prominent Lagos monarch, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi has congratulated the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamilla, describing his victory as the highlight of an impressive legislative career.
In a statement issued by Tope Oyefeso the Special Assistant, Public Affairs, on Tuesday, the Oba said that the new Speaker has offered many years of quality representation to the people of Surulere and Lagos State.
He noted that Gbajabiamilla has contributed a lot in strengthening the democratic institutions as well as promoting the executive-legislative relationship, which according to the Oba Elegushi, makes him a better choice to lead the lower house in the 9th Assembly.
The Oba added that with the current challenges confronting the nation, there is a need for synergy of ideas and harmonious working relationship between all arms of government.
He charged the new Speaker to continue in his trademark of excellence and use the new office to bring more development to Lagos State and Nigeria.
Oba Elegushi equally admonishes members of the 9th Assembly to put Nigeria first and ensure that the well-being of the people is given priority attention.