NASS siege: Rule of law must prevail – Kwara Speaker


The Speaker of the Kwara House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, on Thursday posited that for there to be a meaningful democratic government, political office holders should uphold the rule of law.

Ahmad made the call in reaction to the blockade of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS on Tuesday.

The Speaker told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Ilorin that non-adherence to democratic tenets and rule of law was accountable for the crisis.

He added that abuse of human right is one of the drawbacks in the system, stressing that if the rule of law is followed to the letter, the nation’s democracy will bring more merits than what the nation is currently witnessing.

“Let everybody follow the rule of law so that we can have a law-abiding society. A situation where some Nigerians will not abide with the written Constitution should be stopped,” he said.


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