/Speeches & Remarks

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

2017-11-07T17:32:10+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 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 [...]

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