Former Senator representing Osun East Senatorial zone, Babajide Omoworare has accepted his appointment as President Muhammadu Buhari’s Legislative Aide.
The Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, today, Tuesday formally announced Omoworare as the Special Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a Presidential Aide to Mr. President for the National Assembly (Senate).
Omoworare in a press release personally signed by him promised to lead a team that will rely on the robust experience of the National Assembly leadership as well as the cooperation and cohesion of all the distinguished National Assembly members.
He said “I am grateful to God Almighty and to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari for the opportunity to serve his government as his primary liaison with the Senate. I gladly accept this rare and coveted privilege to advance the administration’s legislative agenda, promote its policy priorities in the Senate and foster Mr. President’s constitutional responsibilities in the National Assembly.”
He stated that he recognised the enormity of the task, saying that he would use his experience to bring a fruitful and harmonious working relationship between the executive and the legislature.
He said “As I resume the helms of President Buhari’s Legislative Office team, I am aware of the importance of ensuring a more productive working relationship between the Executive and the Legislature. I have spent the past two decades working passionately as a parliamentarian, policy strategist, legislative strengthening advocate, and lobbyist. Therefore, it is my sincere but humble hope that my knowledge, expertise, and network of contacts in the National Assembly will be positive and outstanding resources to my new office, this administration, and the Nigerian nation.”
The two-terms Senator and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly said that he looks “forward to a mutually satisfying relationship between the National Assembly on one part and Ministries, Departments and Agencies on the other part, as we toil towards accomplishing unparalleled achievements for the Federal Government, as well as guaranteeing good governance for the People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Omoworare is replacing Ita Enang as Buhari’s Adviser for National Assembly (Senate).