NASS remains committed to welfare of Nigerians — Lawan

The National Assembly has restated commitment to good governance to enhance protection and welfare for Nigerians.

The Senate President, Sen. Ahmed Lawan made the commitment during his address at the 2021 May Day celebration on Saturday in Abuja.

Lawan was represented at the event by Sen. Godiya Akwashiki, Vice Chairman of the Media and Public Affairs Committee in the Senate.

The theme for the 2021 May Day celebration is “COVID-19 pandemic, Social and Economic Crisis: Challenges for Decent Jobs, Social Protection and People’s Welfare’’.

He appreciated Nigerian workers both past and present for their sacrifices for the progress of the country and saluted their tenacity of purpose for the effective running of the machinery of government.

“The theme of today’s celebration is a complete one because it enables us to address some of the challenges before us as brought in by the COVID-19 pandemic and to how navigate away from it.