The Legislature also within the period under review successfully hosted Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly and Workshop on adoption of Dr. Ali Ahmad sponsored Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) by State Governments.
The World Vice Chairman of Global Industrial Union (IGU) Comrade Issa Aremu in his assessment of the current Legislature in the state said the speaker had put his wealth of experience into bear in making the legislature in the state the conscience of the people and succeeded in making democracy more meaningful to average Nigerian.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the State, through their Chairmen Comrades Yekini Agunbiade and Kola Olumoh noted that the 8th Legislature under the watch of the speaker had demonstrated that it is a true Peoples’ Assembly and urged it to sustain the tempo to further reinforce the peoples’ confidence in it.
The State Chairmen of the Nigerian Union Teachers and National Union of Local Government Employees described the current Legislature as responsible and responsive to the yearnings of the People of the State.
The opposition members, especially the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in its weekly Radio Programme ” PDP Gbode”, on several occasions noted with delight that the legislature had served as effective check on the executive arm of government, as the lawmakers ,they noted ,had been critical of the executive arm of government, where necessary.
The state Governor , Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, during his signing of 2017 budget into law, described the current legislature as one of the most vibrant Houses of Assembly in Nigeria, noting that the legislative arm of government had been a source of inspiration for raising the bar of good governance in the State.
As the 8th legislature begins the second lap of its four – year mandate, it is reassuring to echo the position and assurance of the leadership and members that in a every circumstance the House will remain the Assembly of the people of Kwara State