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

2017-01-10T20:10:12+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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 [...]

Senate President’s Remarks at the Senate Public Hearing ​on the Federal Roads Authority Bill, the Infrastructure Development Commission Bill, and the Motion on the Need for the Establishment of Toll Gates on Highways

2016-12-16T15:27:16+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocol; It gives me great pleasure to be with you today for the Public Hearing on: A Bill For An Act to Repeal The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (Establishment. Etc.) Act 2002 (As Amended) And To Establish The Federal Roads Authority To Promote A Safe And Efficient Management Of The Federal Roads Network And For [...]

Senate President’s Remarks at the Senate Public Hearing ​on the Customs & Excise Act Repeal and Re-Enactment

2016-12-16T15:20:48+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocol; It is my pleasure to welcome you our invited Guests to the very important public hearing on the bill on Customs and Excise Management Act (Repeal and Re-enactment) 2016. The 8th Senate is determined to ensure that no stone is left unturned in ensuring that the Customs and Excise department plays the pivotal role [...]

Senate President’s Speech at Green Economy Lecture Series/Award/Book Presentation

2016-12-15T13:57:11+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

AWARD ACCEPTANCE/RECONVENING SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELENCY, SENATOR DR. ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI ON THE OCCASION OF THE RECONVENING OF GLOBE NIGERIA IN THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ON THURSDAY, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2016 AT SHEHU YAR’DUA CENTRE PROTOCOL It gives me great pleasure to be [...]

Remarks By The Senate President At The 1st National Chevening Alumni Leadership Summit

2016-12-15T13:57:11+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

Protocols, 1. Your Excellency, distinguished alumni; let me start by thanking you for the honour of your invitation to me to say a few words at this illustrious gathering of some of the best minds in our country; the First Chevening Alumni Leadership Summit in Nigeria. 2. I understand that the Chevening scholarship is awarded [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate, At The 135th IPU Assembly In Geneva

2016-12-15T13:57:12+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

SPEECH DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, AT THE 135TH ASSEMBLY OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION AND RELATED MATTERS HELD IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND. OCTOBER, 2016 PROTOCOLS: I bring you greetings from the Parliament, Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am highly honored to share with you the stand of my [...]

Remarks: Public Hearing On The Activities Of The Federal Government Amnesty Programme

2016-12-15T13:57:13+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, AT THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AMNESTY PROGRAMME It is my pleasure to welcome you all to the public hearing by the Senate Committee on Niger Delta on the activities of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AMNESTY PROGRAMME. The Nigerian Senate recognizes the importance of [...]

Keynote Address by the President of the Senate, at the 2016 Kings College, Founders Day Lecture

2016-12-15T13:57:13+00:00 September 24th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

The Principal of Kings College, Mr. Oluseyi A. Thomas; staff and students of this great institution; eminent guests; fellow alumni and Kingsmen. I say a big thank you to the President Kings College Old Boys Association for the invitation to speak at this Founders Day lecture. The last time I was here was during the [...]

Welcome Speech On Resumption From Senate Annual Recess

2016-12-15T13:57:14+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH BY 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 A SENATE ANNUAL RECESS ON TUESDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER, 2016. Protocol: Distinguished colleagues, I am greatly pleased to welcome you back to the hallowed Chamber of the [...]

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