OPENING REMARKS BY DR. ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT (2015 – 2019) AT THE FOURTH TECHNICAL SESSION OF THE 2-DAY RETREAT FOR SENATORS OF THE 10TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY ON FISCAL POLICY AND TAX REFORMS IN UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE ON OCTOBER 20, 2023.
Let me commend the leadership of the 10th Senate and the management of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) for coming up with this lofty Programme which is not only timely, relevant, useful, and instructive but also taking place in a beautiful environment which in itself represents the prospects that are abundant in our country. A retreat that aimed to “deepen participants’ knowledge of public financial management, fiscal policy, and tax reforms”, “develop the strategic legislative objectives of the 10th Senate and
A GOODWILL MESSAGE DELIVERED BY FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT, DR. ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT THE FAREWELLDINNER FOR OUTGOING GOVERNORS ORGANISED BY THE NIGERIA GOVERNORS FORUM (NGF) AT THE TRANSCORP HOTEL, ABUJA, ONSUNDAY, MAY 14, 2023.
1. Let me start my goodwill message by, on behalf of all the outgoing members of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), giving glory to Almighty God who has made it possible for them to complete their tenure. 2. I congratulate the outgoing members of this distinguished forum as you get ready to bow out gracefully and hand over the mantle of leadership in your respective states to your successors. 3. More deserving of this congratulations are your family members who have been paying a huge price