Benue, Nasarawa speakers pledge to work in unity


Lafia, Nasarawa.

The Speaker, Benue House of Assembly, Mr Hyacinth Dajoh, on Monday in Lafia visited his Nasarawa State counterpart, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, to strengthen their relationship, unity, peace and development of the two states.

Dajoh said that the visit was to tap from the worthy experience of the Nasarawa speaker, who is their leader in the North Central Zone, and one of the most ranking speakers in Nigeria.

He assured of his readiness to maintain good and cordial working relationship with his Nasarawa colleague for the overall development of the two states.

““This visit, it is a private visit to my leader, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Abdullahi, as he has been speaker before me, he is serving for the third term.

“”We regard him as our leader in the North Central Zone. I came to appreciate him for all the advices, guidance and support as our leader in the zone,” he said.

On his part, Abdullahi thanked Dajoh for the visit and assured of his readiness to reciprocate the gesture.

“”This is a friend, brother and colleague, and Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly. This visit, as he rightly said, is a friendly visit.

“”He is here so that we appreciate ourselves so that our relationship will go on,” Abdullahi said.

Abdullahi assured his counterpart of his readiness to visit him in Benue soon.

“”In no distance time, I assure him that I will be in Benue to pay a similar visit to him,’’ he added.

Abdullahi also pledged their readiness to continue to work in unity, share ideas for the betterment of their people, and ensure sustainable peace and progress in both states.

Dajoh was accompanied by his Majority Leader, Mr Saater Tiseer, and his Deputy Majority Chief Whip, Mr Alfred Berga.


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