President Muhamadu Buhari on Thursday met with Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures from the 36 state of the federation
The meeting which was held at the presidential villa Abuja had in attendance Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
Others include the Permanent Secretary, State House, Jamil Arabi and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters.
Led by Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa of Lagos state Assembly, the lawmakers urged the president to issue an Executive Order on the implementation of full autonomy for State Legislatures.
According to Obasan , the amended 1999 Constitution incorporated the independence and financial autonomy for State Legislatures, but it is still not implemented in many States.
“ There is an urgent need for this, and the time is now.” He concluded
Other pertinent National issues bothering on security, economy