Buhari inaugurates NILDS’ permanent site in Abuja…
Written by City Radio on May 26, 2023
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the permanent site of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) in Abuja.
Speaking at the ceremony on Thursday in Abuja, Buhari said he had traversed the country in the last few days commissioning critical national infrastructure completed by his administration.
“Our successes as a government are primarily due to the harmonious relationship existing between the Executive and the Legislature,” he said.
Buhari said that legislature was the cornerstone of any democracy and was vital to ensuring that the wishes and aspirations of all Nigerians were considered during the lawmaking process.
He said the Legislature also perform critical functions of overseeing the Executive and ensuring that government spending aligns with legislative intent.
President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan said that a new chapter in the institute’s history had begun.
He said that the edifice wss geared toward positioning the institute to deliver more effectively on its mandate and reach a wider audience.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila said that the ability of the legislature to function effectively and hold the executive to account depended on its internal human and financial capacity.