By LUKMAN GARBA, Bauchi
The Speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament, Rt.Hon Mubarak Mijinyawa has said the synegy and mutual understanding between legislative and executive arm of government in Bauchi faved way for the execution of many developmental projects within one year of administration of Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad.
Mijinyawa stated this on Sunday when led the delegation of Member of NYP to the official residence of the Speaker Bauchi state House of Assembly, Rt.Hon Abubakar Y. Suleiman as part of oversight function embarked in Bauchi state.
He also commended the BAHA Speaker for appointing youths as his aides, maintaining that ” such vibrant youths working with you as assistant I believed have contributed immensely towards achieving your success”.
According to him, the Nigerian Youth Parliament is a training ground for young people to understand the workings of the Legislature established by late President Umaru Musa ‘Yar’adua in 2008 because of the importance of youth inclusion in governance.
He commeded the Speaker for his role in the progress of Bauchi State, strengthening democracy and for surrounding himself with the youth which revealed his support of youth participation in governance.
Mubarak Mijinyawa also lauded Governor Bala Mohammad for what he described as uncommon transformation they saw in Bauchi State executed in just one year which according to him is unprecedented.
“We have gone round and seen tremendous achievements of His Excellency that have not been achieved by some administrations even in four years.
“Without the commitment of the Legislature, His Excellency wouldn’t have achieved these tremendous achievements. I sincerely commend you for your cooperation to the Governor.” He said.
Earlier speaking the commissioner ministry of Youth and Sports Development Alhaji Adamu Manu Soro ( Sarkin Fulanin Madakin Bauchi) said they were in the house of the speaker for familiarization visit and intimate on the need for the creation of state youths parliament.
Responding the Speaker Bauchi House of Assembly expressed joy over visit and lauded the effort of the team for embarking on the oversight function, describing it as one key activities of the legislatures.
He further expressed readiness to work hand in hand with youths towards repositioning the democracy in the state and country at large.