Saraki made the disclosure when he visited the lawmaker at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital on Wednesday in Abuja.
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President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, announced this at plenary held after a two-hour closed-door meeting of the lawmakers.
Saraki said that this would require the collaboration of by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders.
This followed a Point-of-Order raised by Senator Chukwuka Utazi at plenary on Thursday.
Until his death, Bukar, 63, represented Katsina North Senatorial District in the Red Chamber and was Chairman Committee on Capital Market.
The request was contained in separate letters read by the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki at plenary.
Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, described the death of Bukar as one too many coming a few weeks after the Red Chamber lost Senator Ali Wakili.
It will also consider an appropriate scheme to support families of senators who die in active service.
The chamber said such misinterpretations bred roadside appeal to entities which always saw bills passed by the National Assembly as either self-serving or infractions on extant laws of the land.
The President, in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, dated November 27, 2017, appealed for expeditious consideration of the appointment of the nominee.
The suit listed the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Senators Isah Misau, Francis Alimikhena, Binta Garba and Suleiman Hunkuyi as respondents.
He said the NASSCOA would be a multi-sectoral legislative platform for waging the war against HIV/AIDS in the National Assembly Community and the WTF to mobilise funds for the task.
He stated this at a Public Hearing on National Orientation Agency Amendment Bill, organised by Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation in Abuja.
The Coalition for Truth and Justice in an open letter dated November 30, signed by its National Coordinator, Chief Charles Timothy, and addressed to President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and copied President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Defence, Chief of Defence Staff and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said it found the resolution strange, unwholesome and abuse of the extant procedures of the Armed Forces of Nigeria Act 2004 and a subtle attempt to usurp the functions of the Armed Forces Council and the Nigerian Army Council.
Saraki, who spoke at one-day strategic retreat on tackling the slow progress of anti-corruption bills in the National Assembly, added that due to the mismanagement of the looted funds, President Muhammadu Buhari decided to inaugurate an audit committee for the assets recovered by anti-graft agencies.
Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, gave the charge when the national executive of the Conference of the Auditors-General for Local Governments in Nigeria, led by its National Chairman, Reuben Osita Nwosu, visited him at the National Assembly, Abuja.
According to a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, Saraki said he was in complete agreement with the NBA that their input is necessary before bills go for public hearings.
Ugochinyere’s resignation was sequel to recent the issuance of Certificate of Registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission to his newly formed political party and his emergence as the National Chairman of the party.
In his words: “The role of the National Assembly is quite distinct. You (National Assembly) legislate for the good governance of the Federation; you provide oversight and you also ensure that funds that are appropriated are used judiciously for the purposes they are meant and for the benefit of the people of Nigeria.
Saraki made this known at Nigeria’s first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cyber security on Monday in Abuja.