President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the new Senate President, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, and House of Representatives Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila over their victories,wishing them successful tenure.
Buhari believed that their tenure would “a new dawn, different from duplicity and perfidy of the immediate past.”
A statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina said Buhari stated that, “The Executive does not desire a rubber stamp Legislature. While separation of powers is essential, collaboration among all Arms of Government should be the name of the game. Opposition need not be virulent.”
“Stepping into the Next Level, the legislature has a big role to play for the goals of the administration to be achieved,” stressing that, “This is for the ultimate good of the nation.”
He said the losers in tne election should join hands with the victors who should exhibit magnanimity and eschew vindictiveness.
Buhari said, “At the end of the day, we, the people, who elected our representatives at the national level, are the winners.”