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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, [...]

Senate President Congratulates Amina J. Mohammed On Appointment As Deputy UNSG

2016-12-16T16:22:09+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday congratulated the outgoing Minister of Environment, Amina J. Mohammed, on her appointment as the United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary General. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that Mohammed's appointment at the UN was a testament of her competence, [...]

Senate President Commiserates With Victims Of Adamawa Bomb Blast

2016-12-16T15:49:52+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Saturday commiserated with victims of the twin bomb blast in Adamawa State. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the incident which took place in spite of the Armed Forces avowed determination to put to rout the insurgents, shows that [...]

Senate President Congratulates Ghanaian President-elect

2016-12-16T15:45:18+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, on his victory in the recently concluded Ghanaian general elections. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, also lauded both the outgoing President, and the people of Ghana for a successful electoral process. The [...]

Senate President to Ghanaian Parliament: Review $120 Residency Fee on Nigerians

2016-12-15T13:57:12+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appealed to the Ghanaian Parliament to review the $120 Residency Fee imposed on Nigerians living in Ghana. The Senate President made the appeal Wednesday when he granted audience to the visiting Ghanaian parliamentarians that paid a courtesy visit to him at the [...]

Saraki Lauds New UN Boss, Antonio Guetteres

2016-12-15T13:57:12+00:00 October 15th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the newly elected Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guetteres and described him as a global citizen and statesman. Saraki in a personal letter to the new UN boss, also expressed optimism that the tenure of Guetteres would foster greater collaborations and partnerships between the National Assembly [...]

#WorldTeachersDay: S​enate President Saraki Makes Case For Teacher’s Welfare

2016-12-15T13:57:13+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called on government at all levels to prioritise the payment of salaries and general welfare of teachers at all levels in order to secure the future of the country. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, to mark this [...]

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