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North East: Saraki Seeks More EU Support For Humanitarian Situation

2017-05-25T10:20:04+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the European Union and other donor agencies for more support to solve the humanitarian crisis foisted by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, made the call when the President of the Group [...]

Saraki to FG: Set Up Review Panel on Workers’ Demands

2017-05-02T06:06:32+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised the Federal Government to immediately constitute a panel consisting of stakeholders to work on demands of Nigerian workers for increased wages and arrears of pension, promotion and allowances. Saraki while speaking with newsmen at the Eagles Square, Abuja, venue of the 2017 May Day celebration, said if [...]

Saraki Congratulates NGE’s President, Egbemode

2017-04-30T21:56:00+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, congratulated Mrs. Funke Egbemode, on her reelection as the President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), during the guild's Biennial Convention in Lagos. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, noted that the choice of Egbemode, who is [...]

Saraki Inaugurates Technical Committee on Transport Bills

2017-03-06T10:45:11+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Press Releases 
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In his desire to ensure that critical economic bills pending before the Senate get necessary technical input from industry players to make for efficiency and effectiveness when passed, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday inaugurated a Joint Technical Committee on the Transport Sector Reform Bills. Saraki who said the Senate has made the [...]

Facebook Commends Saraki For Opening Up National Assembly

2017-02-28T05:49:42+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Press Releases 
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The Office of the President of the Senate is indeed delighted at the endorsement of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki for opening up the activities of the 8th Nigerian National Assembly through various channels, especially the daily Facebook Live Video streaming from Senate Plenary.  The Chief Product Officer and Company Lead on Product [...]

Saraki Seeks Efficient Healthcare Services In The Country

2017-02-26T16:41:28+00:00 February 26th, 2017|Press Releases 
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...Commissions Hospital built by Senator in Yobe Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the weekend urged the Federal, States and Local governments to ensure efficiency in all healthcare facilities across the country for the benefit of the masses. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, made the call during [...]

Saraki: National Assembly Will Not Make Law To Stifle Freedom of Worship

2017-02-13T15:48:14+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Press Releases 
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....Seeks Prayers for Buhari Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, said that the National Assembly will not enact any law that will "stifle the freedom of worship" in the country. Saraki who gave the pledge in his address during the formal closing ceremony for the 31st National Quranic Memorization Competition in Ilorin, the [...]

Saraki Laments Abandonment of Critical Projects

2017-02-11T21:08:37+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has lamented the abandonment of critical infrastructural projects after investing huge amount of money on them. Receiving the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who paid him a visit today in Abuja, Saraki said the action has resulted in a waste and left the country with little options in [...]

Senate to Engage MDAs on Made-in -Nigeria Campaign, Says Saraki

2017-02-08T14:16:01+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said the 8th National Assembly would use the ongoing 2017 Appropriation Bill defence sessions to engage Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) on why they should patronize locally produced goods when implementing the budget. Saraki who said this when an American firm - Diamond Designs Limited - visited him [...]

Saraki Appoints Baba Ahmed as Chief of Staff

2017-02-08T06:29:14+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appointed Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, as his new Chief of Staff. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the appointment takes immediate effect. Baba Ahmed, 61, was educated at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, London School of Economics and University of [...]

We Appreciate Contributions of Armed Forces to Nation Building

2017-01-16T11:06:07+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended officers and men of the nation's armed forces for their tremendous contributions to the survival and development of the country. Speaking today (Friday) at the National Mosque, Abuja, where he represented President Muhammadu Buhari at the Jummah service held to commemorate the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, [...]

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