10 June 2021 by James Itodo…
The Senate has presented relief materials valued at N10million to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Wassa, a surburb of the Federal Capital Territory.
The presentation of the items, which comprised of food items, clothing materials and other toiletries was done by President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan.
The presentation was part of activities by the Senate to mark the second year inauguration of the 9th Senate.
Lawan in his opening remark thanked God for sparing their lives to experience two years in the Senate after their inauguration in 2019.
He said insecurity was one of the major issues confronting the country at the moment.
Lawan who said the IDP camp was actually the consequence of the security situation in the country however said the senate would also continue to focus on other areas that matter to Nigerians including but not limited to providing an electoral climate in which Nigerians could freely elect their leaders and representatives.
He also gave the assurance that the senate would work assiduously to review the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 to ensure governance was improved upon for Nigerians to continue to enjoy its diversity and utilise its vast endowments.
He said the visit to the IDP camp was a conscious decision of the senate for the IDPs to be part of the anniversary celebration.