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Executive, legislative parley to foster Greater Lagos agenda

Ayodele Olalere

The executive and legislative arms of Lagos State government on Wednesday promised to work together to achieve the Greater Lagos agenda of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.

At the 15th Executive /Parley held at Orchid Hotel, Lekki, with the theme ” Harmonious  Relationship Among Various Arms of Government: A Necessity for a Greater Lagos,” the governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the parley was to create harmonious relationship between the executive and the legislature, adding his administration is poised to deliver on its campaign promises.

“What we are seeking to achieve is for us to have harmonious relationship between the executive and the legislature. We have all stakeholders in Greater Lagos agenda for all of us to review what we have done and how to collaborate for Greater Lagos.  We want to create seamless governance for our people. This is an opportunity to iron out any differences and clarification so that at the end, we will be able to bring out quality representation for our people,” Sanwo-Olu said.

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He further said members of the All Progressives Congress from the state and in the House of Representatives, who were also present at the parley, will assist the state in getting what is due to it from the Federal government.

“It is also to remind our people that we have not forgotten our promises. We will be better instructed on how to deliver on our promises.”

In his contributions, Speaker, Lagos House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa expressed confidence in good working between the legislature and the executive.

“The essence is to deliver dividends of democracy and build on what this administration has achieved. The state assembly will work with executive to  ensure it pursues its recommendations to the Federal government such as special status for Lagos State, creation of state police among others.”