President’s Call for Unity: President Bola Tinubu met with members-elect of the 10th National Assembly and emphasized the need for collaboration and unity in choosing capable leaders for both chambers. The closed-door meeting, held at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja, aimed to foster a sense of purpose and prioritize the nation’s interests over partisan politics.
Open-Door Policy and Constituency Focus: The President expressed his commitment to maintaining an open-door policy, welcoming discussions with members-elect without any hindrance. Additionally, he urged the lawmakers to prioritize their respective constituencies, emphasizing that their primary duty is to represent the interests of the people. President Tinubu stressed the importance of cooperation between the Senate and the House of Representatives in selecting competent leaders.
National Interest Above Partisanship: President Tinubu appealed to both senators and members-elect to set aside partisan affiliations and prioritize the nation’s interest in their legislative activities. He encouraged a unified approach, highlighting the significance of focusing on the purpose of the legislature to serve the country’s welfare. The Vice President, Senate President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives were also present at the meeting, underscoring the importance of executive-legislative cooperation.