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Social Media Potent Tool In Checking Excesses In Government

2017-07-23T17:38:39+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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 [...]

Senate President’s Welcome Back Speech On The Resumption From 2016 End Of Year Recess

2017-01-10T20:10:12+00:00January 10th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON) TO SENATORS OF THE 8TH SENATE ON RESUMPTION FROM 2016 END OF THE YEAR RECESS ON TUESDAY, 10 JANUARY, 2017. 1. Distinguished colleagues, it is heart warming for me to see you back in [...]

Senate President’s Speech During 2017 Budget Presentation By President Muhammadu Buhari

2016-12-16T16:02:27+00:00December 14th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocol: It is my pleasure on behalf of my Distinguished and Honourable colleagues to warmly welcome you Mr. President and your entourage to this joint session of the National Assembly. Mr. President, while we may have struggled with key aspects of our budget process in the past, I am happy to note that we have [...]

Senate President’s Remarks at the Senate Public Hearing ​on the Establishment of the National Development Bank of Nigeria

2016-12-16T15:34:09+00:00December 5th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocol; It is my pleasure to welcome you all to today's public hearing organized by the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions on The National Development Bank (Establishment bill). The 8th Senate has remained unflinchingly committed to using substantial legislative time and energy towards economic reforms with major focus on reducing the [...]

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