Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/120 views /nigeria Lawan Reveals that Orji Kalu was his roomate in theUuniversityshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel </center> <ul class="wp-block-gallery columns-1 is-cropped"><li class="blocks-gallery-item"><figure></figure></li></ul>Nigeria’s new Senate President, Mr. Ahmad Lawan, says Abia State former Governor, Orji Kalu, was his roommate at the university. Lawan and the Senate Deputy President, Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Kalu, who has now joined the league of former-governors-turned-senators. The event, which took place at Kalu’s residence in Abuja, was also attended by some senators, members of the diplomatic corps, among others. Lawan disclosed that the two-term governor of Abia, Kalu, was his roommate at the University of Maiduguri in 1980. Delivering his welcome remark, Kalu urged all lawmakers to see themselves as brothers by giving the necessary support that would help move Nigeria forward. ALSO READ UK judge orders disabled Nigerian woman to abort 22-week pregnancy”We have the assemblage of men and women that know Nigeria very well. At the chamber, we are going to be voting on a bipartisan basis to ensure a better life for Nigerians,” he said. Kalu added: No motion is going to be moved here and no motion is going to be seconded here. All we are here for is to eat and drink.” Senator Ken Nnamani, who said the presiding officers of the 9th Senate were elected in a transparent manner described the senate as “an assembly of elders.” ALSO READ Update on governorship election by VanguardLive - Vanguard News Nigeria”Nigerians are looking forward to a different outcome this time around because of the way you were elected,” he stated. Nnamani, who congratulated Lawan and Omo-Agege said the nation’s interest, rather than the party’s interest, must prevail at all times at the assembly. He urged the lawmakers to always ensure the quick passage of the budgets. ”If President Muhammadu Buhari succeeds, you have succeeded yourselves. Therefore, there is no more excuse,” he told them. Speaking on behalf of the diplomatic community, the Ambassador of Israel to Nigeria, Shimon Ben-Shoshan, called on the lawmakers to put aside party differences and work for Nigeria’s progress. ALSO READ Education stakeholders advocate functional vocational studies in nation’s schools’ curriculumThe senate president, who thanked Uzor-Kalu for organizing the dinner, said: ”The Nigerian project is a project of the Nigerian people and not a political party’s project and everybody must ensure that it works. ”In the 9th senate, we are going to work together and we will distribute functions across party lines.” <!-- <div class="social-container" style="display:flex;"> <ul> <li class="social-share fb-scl"><i></i><span>Share on Facebook</span></li> <li class="social-share"><i></i><span>Share on Twitter</span></li> </ul> </div> –> <br/><!-- MarketGidComposite Start --> <!-- NM Content Widget --><ins class="adsbygoogle" data-ad-client="ca-pub-2460597205856998" data-ad-slot="2393573647" data-ad-format="autorelaxed"/> <center> </center> Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleFraudsters are using my fathers name to open ‘fake foundations – Ras Kimono’s first daughter, Ogenext articleTransfer: Solskjaer Ready To Seal £25million Deal Newcastle’s Longstaff|Sport NewsRelated PostsNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Transfer: Benfica confirm €126m bid for Joao Felix – Daily Post NigeriaNigeria/June 27, 2019 /No Comment Details of Nigerian governors meeting with World Bank – Daily Post NigeriaReducing menace of suicide » Letters » Tribune OnlineNeed for sincere moderators » Letters » Tribune Online‘Our people are under siege’ – The Nation NewspaperUCH collaborates to train bone infection experts » Health News » Tribune OnlineLike banana, plantain is miracle mood lifter » Natural Health » Tribune OnlineThere’s scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries —WHO » Health News » Tribune OnlineDavid Silva speaks on career with Manchester CityWhy investment is poor in Third World countries, by Wabba Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.