Browsing: Dr. Bukola Saraki

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.

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 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.

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.

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.