Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Sunday said that the Ninth Senate would unravel the obstacle stalling payment of compensation to Niger government as regards part of its occupied land by the Federal Capital Territory.
The Senate made this known in Minna at the grand reception and unveiling of Sen. Mohammed Musa’s strategic senatorial action plan.
“Occasion like this is an opportunity to appreciate ourselves and set milestones for ourselves.
“We will go extra mile to find out what is stalling it in order to do the right thing,” he said.
He however, said that for the ninth assembly to achieve any meaningful development for the country, there must be unity of purpose among members.
“I assure you that together we will take Nigeria to the next level of development,” he said.
He said that the Senate would redouble efforts to get the railway to function fully towards reducing pressure on the roads.
Musa said that he would ensure that other colleagues from the state support bills for the promotion of family norms and values, health, agriculture, rehabilitation and construction of roads in the state.
Earlier, Alhaji Mohammed Imam, chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state, appealed to the Senate President to ensure that the people of the state were adequately compensated over Abuja land taking by the federal government for the use of the Nation’s capital.