The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has commended Nigerians for their courage, resilience and support in the past year, assuring that 2018 will bring in greater achievements by all tiers of government.
The Speaker's commedation was contained in his New Year message released in Lagos on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Musbau Rasak.
According to him, in spite of the challenges facing the country, the past year witnessed lots of achievements particularly in Lagos State which have contributed to improved standard of living for the citizens and enhance their welfare.
Rt. Hon. Obasa acknowledged the fact that while the country is still facing some challenges, government at all levels will not relent in putting in place measures and programmes that will enhance the welfare of the people.
"We recorded some great achievemnts in 2017 particularly in Lagos State where the Akinwunmi Ambode administration has done a lot to improve the standard of living of the people through massive construction and implementation of people-oriented programmes.
"There are still challenges but I want to assure you that government at all levels will not relent in putting in place measures, programmes, projects and policies that will enhance the welfare of our people in our aim to continue to improve their standard of living," the Lagos Assembly Speaker said.
Rt. Hon. Obasa stated further that despite the challenges faced by the country, Nigerians have remained resilient, courageous, supportive and united in their resolve to cooperate with government at all levels to surmount the challenges noting that Nigerians, particularly Lagosians deserve commendation and praises.
"While we remain united in our resolve to make Nigeria attain greater heights, we will continue to seek for your support, prayers, cooperation and understanding for the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration at all levels.
"I want to assure you that 2018 will bring in greater achievements which will enhance the welfare of our people. I wish you all a prosperous and fulfilling year," Rt. Hon. Obasa said.