A former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olisa Agbakoba, has congratulated the tenth national assembly.
On Tuesday, 13th June, the tenth national assembly held her inauguration, where Sen. Godswill Akpabio and Sen. Jibrin Barau emerged as the Senate President and Deputy Senate President respectively in the upper chamber, while, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas and Hon. Benjamin Kalu emerged as Speaker and Deputy Speaker in the green chamber.
Agbakoba, in a statement on Wednesday and forwarded to TNDOnlineNews, congratulated the tenth national assembly and task them to review the legal framework of the anti-corruption agencies.
The statement read, “Congratulations to the 10th Assembly. Nigeria is facing perhaps the greatest challenge in our convoluted history.
“We as Nigerians ask that NASS begin to resolve our insecurity situation, mass unemployment at 40million, broken hospitals, schools, roads in disrepair, and most important reducing cost of living.
“Please focus on the most important matter of revenue as there are low hanging fruits that can raise 100 trillion to sort out our huge problems. the anti-corruption process will require overhaul.
“Many of the anti-corruption agencies are not playing in harmony with orchestra. They are mostly overzealous in their work.
“It is critical to review the legal framework of the anti-corruption agencies for effectiveness.
“Nigerians will demand a great deal from you to heal our wounded and divided nation”, he concluded.