//Speeches & Remarks

Saraki Reiterates Commitment to Freedom of Speech

2017-07-31T02:11:50+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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 [...]

Social Media Potent Tool In Checking Excesses In Government

2017-07-23T17:38:39+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described social media as a potent tool which put leaders on their toes and help to checkmate excesses in government. Saraki stated this in his goodwill message at the maiden public lecture titled: "Building Parameters for Trust to Achieve Political and National Growth," ‎organised by [...]

Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The 2nd Year Anniversary Of The 8th Senate

2017-06-09T13:00:28+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

REMARKS BY H.E. (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE 2ND YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE 8TH SENATE TODAY JUNE 9TH 2017. PROTOCOL 1. Distinguished colleagues, our invited guests, ladies and gentlemen, I am immensely pleased to welcome you to this special session on the second anniversary of [...]

Saraki Mourns Channels TV Reporter, Chukwuma Onuekwusi

2017-05-25T10:16:46+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of the State House Correspondent of Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, described the late Onuekwusi as a [...]

Remarks by His Excellency at the National Assembly 2017 Budget Hearing

2017-02-13T15:14:36+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELENCY, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, SENATOR (DR.) BUKOLA SARAKI, AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 2017 BUDGET HEARING, 13TH FEBRUARY, 2017. 1. Protocols. 2. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this 3-day National Assembly’s 2017 Budget hearingorganized by the Joint Committees of Appropriations.This is the first public hearing on the [...]

Speech By The President of The Senate at a One-Day Public Hearing Organized By The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance And Other Financial Institutions

2017-02-09T13:29:19+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, AT A ONE-DAY PUBLIC HEARING ORGANIZED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, INSURANCE AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS HELD ON WEDNESDAY 8TH FEBRUARY, 2017. Protocol; 1. It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all to [...]

Remarks by The President of The Senate at The Public Hearing on The Need to Prosecute Building Laws Violators

2017-02-09T13:19:23+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, AT THE OCCASION OF THE PUBLIC HEARING BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON HOUSING ON THE NEED TO PROSECUTE BUILDING LAWS VIOLATORS, ON 8TH FEBRUARY, 2017 1. It is my pleasure to welcome stakeholders and members of the [...]

Remarks by the President of the Senate at the 2-Day Interactive Session Workshop on the Nigerian Power Sector

2017-02-08T06:35:47+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

PROTOCOL I am very delighted that we are gathered together today to seek a solution to one of, if not the most significant challenge to our quest for economic development; the issue of providing adequate power for our economy. The Nigerian power sector in spite of the enormous resources committed to it within the last [...]

Keynote Address Delivered by the Senate President at General Electric’s “Investing and Localization” Dinner​

2017-01-24T13:50:56+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocol; It gives me great pleasure to be with you tonight for many reasons. First, I am passionately committed to the idea of encouraging our local investors and ensuring that our laws and policies enable you to succeed in your ventures in Nigeria. Secondly, I am delighted at the efforts GE has shown in recent [...]

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