On the delegation were: the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, Deputy Leader, Ajayi Boroffice, Deputy Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha, Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, Deputy Whip, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Minority Whip, Philip Aduda, and Deputy Minority Whip, Sahabi Ya’u.
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The lawmakers numbering thirty, who took turns to speak during a special session to mark the second year anniversary of the ninth Senate, lauded the numerous legislative interventions of the National Assembly, particularly in the areas of security, economy and governance.
This was just as the upper chamber held a minute silence in honour of both lawmakers, who are members of the House of Representatives.
The vaccine was administered on him in his office by his personal physician, Dr. Muhammad Usman, and witnessed by some Senators led by the Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi.
Lawan made this known during plenary on Wednesday following a motion moved by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC-Kebbi North), and seconded by the Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP-Abia South).
Lawan said this during Wednesday’s plenary following a motion by Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi and seconded by Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe.
The ceremony was attended by several dignitaries, including the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Senator Olubunmi Adetumbi; Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi; Senator Tolu Odebiyi; Senator Ifeanyi Uba; Senator Francis Fadahunsi; and Senator Aliyu Sabi.
The Nigerian National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons bill, which scaled second reading on the floor during plenary, was sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC-Kebbi North).
President Muhammadu Buhari had sought the confirmation of Yakubu as the Chairman of INEC from the Senate.
Lawan gave the assurance on Thursday at plenary after the Senate was briefed by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC – Kebbi North) on the intervention by the leadership to wade into the matter.
Leading the debate on the general principles of the bill on Wednesday during plenary, Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi announced continuation of the budget consideration by the lawmakers.
The piece of legislation, titled: “Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Bill, 2020,” was sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC-Kebbi North).
The session, which started at about 11:30am, lasted almost three hours and had Senators paying glowing tributes to the life and times of Osinowo.
The visit comes few hours after Kalu’s release from incarceration following a court ruling nullifying his imprisonment for alleged fraud while he served as Abia State Governor
The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security Challenges has called for the decentralisation of the Nigeria Police Force as a way of improving efficiency aimed at addressing the problem of insecurity bedeviling the country.
The passage of the bill by the upper chamber was sequel to a clause-by-clause consideration of the bill in a committee of the whole.
The upper chamber, in a bid to realise this target, will on March 10, 2020 consider a critical bill, which specifically seeks to amend the Companies and Allied Matters Act.
The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
This followed a motion by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, during plenary and subsequent Senate resolution suspend Rule 13 of the Senate in order to conclude and finish businesses before the legislators embark on Christmas and New Year break.
The Senate on Tuesday referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan request to its Committee on Local and Foreign Debts.