Speeches

Welcome speech by the President of the Senate on resumption from a short recess on Tuesday, 28 July, 2015

Protocol: Distinguished colleagues, it is my pleasure once again; to welcome you back to the Senate Chambers after a short recess. It is expected that the recess would have in no small measure helped us consolidate the stability of the National Assembly. Now it is time to […]

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WELCOME SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON).

WELCOME 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 A SHORT RECESS ON TUESDAY, 23 JUNE, 2015 Protocol: 1. Distinguished colleagues, I am especially delighted to welcome […]

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A SPEECH PRESENTED BY SENATOR ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SWEARING-IN AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE.

A SPEECH PRESENTED BY SENATOR ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SWEARING-IN AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON TUESDAY JUNE 9, 2015.   PROTOCOLS.   Distinguished Colleagues, Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I am most honoured and […]

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THE 7TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VALEDICTORY

THE 7TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY VALEDICTORY.   The 7th Senate ends today. The story of the last administration will not be complete without a reference how we have conducted Senate. This verdict again will lie with the Nigerian people. Democracy in any country requires a strong and virile legislature. Sustainable socio-economic growth is a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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@BukolaSaraki’s Inaugural Speech, 29th May 2003

Your Excellency, The Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Chief Joe Ogundeji, Honourable Members of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Your Royal Highness, Our leader, Turaki of Ilorin,Dr. Olusola Saraki, Our Distinguished Party Chairman, Alhaji Abubakar Zubair Party Elders, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Auzu-Billahi Mina Shaytani Rajim, […]

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DEMOCRACY DAY 2014: WE NEED PROACTIVE LEADERS

Today, we celebrate the re-birth of our nation’s democracy. On this day, fifteen years ago, the world watched as Nigeria ushered in a new era of government chosen by the people – after countless years of military dictatorships. Democracy Day marks the turning point in our history, […]

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@BukolaSaraki wants fight against Boko Haram to be above politics.

The success of us as a country to be able to fight this problem of Boko Haram and terrorism in general is dependent upon largely two issues. One is leadership and the other political cooperation. The first one lies squarely on the footsteps of His Excellency, President […]

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Keynote Address by His Excellency on the occasion of the 4th Annual NIREDAY

Keynote Address by His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Abubakar Bukola Saraki (CON), Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Ecology on the occasion of the 4th Annual Nigeria Renewable Energy Day (NIREDAY) Conference and Official Launch of the National Assembly Intervention on the Clean Cooking Initiative (NAICCI) held on […]

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