Ekiti State House of Assembly has expressed confidence in Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, following his emergence as the Senate Leader of the 10th National Assembly. This is according to a congratulatory message signed by the Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Babatunde Oke and made available to newsmen on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Bamidele, a lawyer with over 30 years experience was unanimously announced as the Senate Leader on July 4, at the plenary in Abuja. The assembly thanked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across board for the choice of the respected senator representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District.
It described the appointment as well-deserved and done in line with the progressive visions and goals set for the legislative agenda of the 10th National Assembly. The house said that the Ekiti-born lawmaker would bring his wealth of experience, dedication, extensive knowledge and understanding of parliamentary processes, coupled with his exceptional leadership abilities to his new office. It described Bamidele, a two-term senator as a man who will play a crucial role in steering legislative decisions that will positively impact lives of ordinary Nigerians through the next four years.
It stated further that the entire 26 lawmakers of the assembly reaffirmed their confidence in Bamidele’s abilities to carry out his duties with integrity, fairness and impartiality. (NAN)