Against the backdrop of the skepticism expressed by some that the Presidency and National Assembly seems to be working at cross purposes lately, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has affirmed that they will continue to remain good partners in the business of making Nigeria great.
Wamakko, the immdiate past governor of Sokoto state, who is the Senate committee chairman on Basic and Secondary Education insisted that, the NASS and presidency relationship was that of mutual respect aimed at making Nigeria better than they met it.
According to Wamakko, NASS is fully committed to working together with the presidency and other arms of government to make Nigeria better.
”Our relationship would continue to be that of mutual respect for each other and the end result is to make the nation better than we met it.
”This is to ensure the logical implementation of policies and
progarmmes aimed at further improving the living standard of Nigerians.
”Similarly, i am assuring that no any part of the country would be neglected in the quest to ensure the even the provision of dividends of democracy to Nigerians.”
Making the disclosure in Sokoto yesterday at the closing ceremony of the maiden edition of inter-Secondary Schools Science Competition organized by NTA Sokoto Network Center and sponsored by Wamakko, the Senator urged every Nigerian to be involved in the business of funding education at whatever level.
While commenting his successor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal for according the education sector the needed priority, Wamakko urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and prosperity for the nation
Talking on the quiz completion, Wamakko said such academic exercises are very important as it triggers the spirit of dedication to studies in the minds of students.
”This is very crucial for the youths who are the future leaders of the country, at the end, everybody wins and there is no loser.”
Speaking esalier, NTA Sokoto Network Center Zonal Director, Alhaji Bala Gusau, commended Senator Wamakko for sponsoring the event, even as he urged others to emulate such gestures.
At the end of the quiz, FGC, Sokoto, Sultan Maccido Institute of Qur’anic and General Studies, Sokoto and Nagarta College, Sokoto, clinched 1st, 2nd
and 3rd positions, respectively, while gift such as trophies, cash prizes, text books, Computer and
TV sets, as well as refrigerators, among others, were doled out to the winners and other schools that participated. ELANZANEWS.M