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Remarks By The President Of The Senate On The 2018 Appropriation Bill, 16th May 2018

2018-05-16T16:39:54+00:00May 16th, 2018|Budget, Speeches & Remarks|

1. Distinguished colleagues, let me thank you so much for the industry you have put into bringing us to this point. Let me thank the relevant sub-committees, especially, for the patriotism and commitment to the delivery of a more efficiency oriented budget. 2. When we received the 2018 Draft Appropriation Bill, I reiterated the need [...]

Opening Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The Public Hearing On 2018 Budget

2018-03-28T15:02:05+00:00March 27th, 2018|Speeches & Remarks|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, MBBS, AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2018 BUDGET, HELD ON MARCH 27, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the Joint National Public Hearing on the 2018 Budget. When the first joint [...]

Opening Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The Public Hearing By The Senate Committee On Pretroleum Downstream On Subsidy Payment By NNPC

2018-02-15T09:20:52+00:00January 29th, 2018|Events, Speeches & Remarks|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, DISTINGUISHED SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, MBBS, AT THE OCCASION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON PETROLEUM DOWNSTREAM ON THE SUBSIDY PAYMENT BY NNPC ON MONDAY 29TH JANUARY 2018. It is my pleasure to be declaring [...]

Welcome Back Speech Delivered By The President Of The Senate On Resumption From 2017 End Of Year Recess

2018-01-25T09:17:01+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, TO SENATORS OF THE 8TH SENATE ON RESUMPTION FROM THE 2017 END OF YEAR RECESS ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1. Distinguished colleagues, it is a privilege and an honour to [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate On The Presentation Of The 2018 Appropriation Bill

2017-11-07T17:32:10+00:00November 7th, 2017|Budget, Speeches & Remarks|

PROTOCOL. 1. Mr. President, on behalf of my colleagues, Distinguished Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Honourable Members of the House of Representatives, I welcome you and members of your Executive team to this joint session of the National Assembly. 2. What a delight it is to see you looking so well and [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate At The Public Hearing On The Federal University Of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establishment, etc) Bill 2017

2017-11-07T17:40:30+00:00November 6th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

PROTOCOL. 1. My sincere thanks to the Chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND for the invitation to declare open this Public Hearing on the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establishment, Etc.) Bill 2017 (SB.504). 2. To begin with, let me take this time to thank everyone here today, [...]

Welcome Back Speech by the Senate President on the 8th Senate’s Resumption of Plenary from the 2017 Annual Recess

2017-09-27T02:29:22+00:00September 26th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON) ON THE 8TH SENATE’S RESUMPTION OF PLENARY FROM THE 2017 ANNUAL RECESS ON TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 2017. PROTOCOL 1. Distinguished colleagues, it a great pleasure to see you all back from our annual recess. In truth, it has [...]

Remarks by the Senate President during the public hearing by the Senate Committee on finance – Mon 25th Sept 2017

2017-09-26T09:45:20+00:00September 25th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, ON THE OCCASION OF A ONE DAY PUBLIC HEARING BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE OF FINANCE ON TAX INCENTIVES MANAGEMENT AND TRANSPARENCY BILL, COMPANIES INCOME TAX ACT 2004 (AMENDMENT) 2017 AND CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS ( BUDGETARY PROVISION) BILL, [...]

Saraki Reiterates Commitment to Freedom of Speech

2017-07-31T02:11:50+00:00July 28th, 2017|Share-Worthy, Speeches & Remarks|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday reiterated his commitment to freedom of speech and the use of social media. In a series of tweets on his personal account @BukolaSaraki, the President of the Senate, was responding to a story carried by some publications that a civil servant was being allegedly vilified [...]

Closing Remarks by The President of Senate after the conclusion of the Constitution Amendment Process

2017-07-28T12:39:27+00:00July 26th, 2017|Legislature, Speeches & Remarks|

I want to thank all our colleagues. I want to really commend and appreciate the efforts of our Deputy Senate President and all members of the Constitution Review Committee. This is an exercise for which we gave a promise and we have kept to it. Definitely, we have made history this afternoon with the exercise [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate At The Launching Of The Legislative Network For Universal Health Coverage

2017-07-25T03:31:49+00:00July 24th, 2017|Health, Speeches & Remarks|

SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, AT THE LAUNCHING OF THE LEGISLATIVE NETWORK FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE,ON MONDAY 24TH JULY, 2017. Protocols; 1. It gives me great pleasure to be here at this occasion for the launching of the Legislative Network [...]

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