In a bid to enhance good working relationship between the executive and the legislature in Kebbi state, governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu presented 25 brand new saloon cars to the members of State House of Assembly at the Government House, Birnin Kebbi.
Senator Atiku Bagudu commended the leadership and members of the House for their understanding and identifying with aspirations of the Executive Arm to formulating laws designed to uplift the living condition of the people.
He acknowledged that since assuming power the House has been active in operating jointly with the administration in harmony.
The Governor told the members that the presentation of the vehicles would assist them in carrying out their constituency responsibilities especially oversight functions.
In his response the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Sama’ila Abdulmuminu Kamba expressed happiness about the presentation of the Saloon cars and assured the Governor of full
support and encouragement for a better working relationship between the two arm of Government.
The Speaker, said the House was in full support of all government policies and programmes towards delivering the dividend of democracy to all nocks and crannies of the State.
He commended the Governor for making approvals of all requests presented by the Assembly which has facilitated the synergy between the Legislature and the Government.
Earlier, the Secretary to the State Government, Babale Umar Yauri said the State Government decided to purchase the new vehicles for the members to enhance projects and constituency monitoring.
The SSG and the 25 vehicles were purchased at the cost of two hundred and fourty nine million (N249 Million) for all members including comprehensive insurance. Each HYNDAI brand of the Saloon cars was given to each member of the House.
The presentation was performed by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, who drove one of the vehicles with the speaker as the passenger in a Jolly ride.