16 April 2021 By Ohikwo Muhammad
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello wants members of the State Assembly to champion enthronement of good governance particularly at the grassroots.
The Governor who made the call in Government House Lokoja when he received Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly also expressed his support for the efforts by the members to ensure financial autonomy for the State House of Assembly.
Governor Bello stressed the importance of a functional legislature in a democratic setting noting that synergy between it and other arms of government could not be jettisoned.
The governor acknowledged that the people needed to be at the centre of governance as only good governance could reverse the trend of agitations across the country.
Earlier in a remark, National Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly, Mallam Abubakar Suleiman who commended the harmony existing between the Kogi State Assembly members and the Executive said their was need to work together to develop the state.
Suleiman who is the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly therefore called on his colleagues whose Assemblies were in crisis to immediately resolve them in the interest of the people.