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The deputy speaker of the house of representatives, Lasun Yusuf says the recent events as they are playing out in the National Assembly does not mean there friction between the executive and the legislative arms of government.
He spoke last weekend during his usual outreach to the people of his constituency in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.
The deputy speaker said the people need to understand the principle of separation of powers before they can appreciate the working relationship between the two arms of government.
He observed that democratic governance is all about functions and each arm should be allowed to carry out its functions without any undue interference.
Apparently referring to the imbroglio generated by the non-confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the (EFCC), the deputy speaker said it is a constitutional requirement that the president should present those he wants to appoint to positions of authority to the Senate for thorough screening.
On a comment credited to AbdulMumin Jubrin that President Muhammodu Buhari should resign on health ground, Yusuf says there is no basis for the comment.
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