Remarks by Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on #InternationalWomensDay

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. On this special occasion, we must not only take a moment to reflect on the great achievements and transformative role that women of all ages have played across the globe – we must especially look at the impact and role of women and girls here in Nigeria. We must take stock and appreciate the ever-evolving ways that women … read more

Letter from former President Olusegun Obasanjo

Yesterday, I acknowledged that I received a letter from former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he called the attention of the National Assembly to some issues. I will want to assure President Obasanjo that the leadership and membership of the 8th Senate are committed to good governance, transparency, accountability, due process and responsiveness to the economic reality of our nation. It is for this reason that the legislative chamber has introduced bold and progressive reforms in the management of the … read more

I DO NOT SUPPORT SENATOR MARK’S IMPEACHMENT – SENATOR @BUKOLASARAKI

The attention of the Office of Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has been drawn to a publication made in some national dailies, especially Leadership Newspaper, Thisday Newspaper and The Nation Newspaper; wherein it was stated that about forty-nine Senators who lost out on their return bid to the Senate had planned to remove Senator David Mark from the Senate Presidency and replace him with either Senators Saraki or Akume. We would like to state categorically and unequivocally that Senator Abubakar Bukola … read more

EBOLA: Senator Bukola Saraki Commends Nigeria Health Workers

I join Nigerians all over the world to celebrate the World Health Organisation declaring our country ‘Ebola free’. This is a significant achievement that must be celebrated by every Nigerian, regardless of what aisle of our numerous political divides that we stand on. The way that we all came together to combat this disease makes me believe that together Nigeria stands as an unconquerable and indivisible nation. We must all commend everyone that played a role in this victory, especially … read more

SENATOR SARAKI IS YET TO ENDORSE ANY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

The attention of the media office of Senator Bukola Saraki CON has been drawn to today’s publications in Daily Trust Newspaper where it was stated that the former Governor of Kwara State suspends his 2015 Presidential ‎Bid and would be supporting General Mohammed Buhari, a Presidential aspirant under APC. It is pertinent to state here that while all the Newspapers across the country published the correct press release, including online platforms, it is only Daily Trust Newspaper that publish an … read more

Senator Saraki Suspends 2015 Presidential Bid in interest of country and party

After months of wide but careful deliberations and consultations with my family, friends, political associates and supporters, today, I am announcing the suspension of my Presidential Bid in the interest of our country and party. As it stands, I have been deeply humbled by the spark that my prospective candidacy has ignited among Nigerians across Nigeria and abroad; Young people, youth groups, and stakeholders from all geo-political zones have sought the change that they wish to see. These young people … read more

INTERNATIONAL GIRLS DAY; TODAY WE STAND FOR CHIBOK GIRLS

Across the globe, today has been set aside to celebrate our girls. Today isn’t set aside to celebrate them alone, but to reflect on our responsibilities as a family, clan, group, state and nation to protect and preserve the rights of girl child in order to open them to opportunities that will reveal the value in them. On this International Girls’ Day, we stand with girls across the nation, particularly the kidnapped school girls who have been abducted since April; … read more

INTERNATIONAL GIRLS DAY; TODAYW E STAND FOR CHIBOK GIRLS

Across the globe, today has been set aside to celebrate our girls. Today isn’t set aside to celebrate them alone, but to reflect on our responsibilities as a family, clan, group, state and nation to protect and preserve the rights of girl child in order to open them to opportunities that will reveal the value in them. On this International Girls’ Day, we stand with girls across the nation, particularly the kidnapped school girls who have been abducted since April; … read more