Lokoja, March 20, 2017 (TNE): The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki said on Monday that the present challenges facing the country has made it imperative for all organs of government to be alive to their responsibilities for quick lasting solutions.
“As legislators, we acknowledge that the achievement of our agenda cannot be possible without the cooperation of the staff, we cannot afford not to stand together, to work in isolation will be a disservice to the people we serve.
” Nigerians still expect more from us, we must change the work ethics to give priority to accountability and transparency for us to earn respect.
” It is time to show that the national assembly is ready to play its role as an agent of development and sustenance of democracy,.
“We cannot play that role without first cleansing our house. It is time for us to accept that change has come but not only by word but action,” Saraki declared.
According to him, as the national assembly continues to seek more funds, it must show transparency on how its budget is being spent.
He stated that employment , promotion and career progression in the National Assembly would only be determined by merit.