The president of Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reassured of the National Assembly’s commitment to security of all Nigerians.
Saraki stated this in a paper presented at the 13th Guild of Editors’ Conference and Extraordinary Convention on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
He spoke on the theme: “Legislative Efforts and Focus on Pro-poor Issues: National Assembly Perspectives.”
Saraki, who was represented by the Chairman of Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Sen. Aliyu Abdullahi, Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, assured that the NASS was alive and sensitive to its constitutional responsibilities and roles.
He said the lawmakers would continue to create the enabling environment to produce “the greatest access to opportunity in a united and prosperous nation’’ for generations yet unborn.
The Senate president commended the editors “for the new path and direction’’ the forum was carving for the journalism profession.
According to him, the media is deeply involved in standing up against autocracy in whatever guise, a position shared by NASS.
SOURCE: THE NATION