Lagos Muslims hail Obasa’s re-emergence as speaker
The Lagos State House of Assembly Muslim Community has rejoiced with Mudashiru Obasa on his re-mergence as the Speaker of the 10th Assembly for the third consecutive time.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Chief Imam of Alausa Central Mosque, Alhaji Saliu Rufai, disclosed this in a congratulatory message issued on Wednesday in Lagos, noting the emergence of Obasa as the speaker had shown significance of legislative experience and competence especially in the legislative art of governance.
While hailing the returning and new members that were sworn in and enjoining them to put the fear of Allah in all their affairs, the chief Imam called on the lawmakers to concentrate on their constitutional responsibilities and make enabling laws that would put an end to the suffering of the masses.
Rufai also thanked Allah for His continuous guidance and protection over the House, the Muslim community, leadership, members, management and members of staff of the assembly.
He said the council also congratulated President Bola Tinubu, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hazmat, on their successful inauguration on May 29.
Obasa’s emergence followed Tuesday’s proclamation and inauguration of the 10th Assembly by Gov. Sanwo-Olu.
He was unanimously elected by the 40 members in the House after he emerged as the sole nominee to the position.