In the light of resent development in the national assembly, also the claim by some media house on the national assembly member of being a rubber stamp to the executive, the speaker of the house of representative have responded to the claim, in his words

“The National Assembly is not a rubber stamp. This is a new dispensation. There will be checks and balances. There will be separation of powers. We will agree with the executive if we have to and we will disagree if we have to”

”Better to be rubber stamp than fight the executive” My constituency did not elect me to fight the executive rather to bring about development”

Those where the very words of honorable Femi Gbajabiamila Speaker of the House of representative.