SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) AT THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ICT AND CYBER-SECURITY HELD IN ABUJA ON 6TH NOVEMBER, 2017.
PROTOCOL. 1.I feel very gratified to be here today for this National Conference on ICT and Cybersecurity. This conference is a culmination of a great deal of work done in the last few months, especially by the Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, to help Nigeria develop a broad-based approach to strengthening cyber-security. It was only on the 23rd of May of this year that the Chairman of the Committee, Distinguished Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, moved the motion on the ‘Worrisome Dimension of Cyber Attacks and
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) AFRICA INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT SUMMIT AND EXPO – HELD AT SHERATON ABUJA HOTEL ON 2ND NOVEMBER, 2017.
PROTOCOL. 1.It is my pleasure to be with the leading lights of the Nigerian and African business world today at the Africa International Investment Summit and Expo 2017. I would like to thank the organizers for inviting me. I must say that it is always a stimulating and highly productive time when we come together to fashion out ways to promote Potentials and Investment Opportunities in Nigeria. It signals our fervent desire to deliver economic viability and prosperity to our country and our people as
KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY DR. ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI CON ON THE OCCASION OF THE 55TH EDITION OF THE OIL PRODUCING TRADE SECTION OF THE LAGOS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ON THURSDAY 2ND NOVEMBER, 2017 AT 12.00 NOON AT THE EKO HOTEL AND SUITES, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS ON THE TOPIC, ‘NIGERIA: AN INVESTOR FRIENDLY DESTINATION.’
PROTOCOL. 1.I am delighted to be here today and it gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this year’s Oil Producers Trade Section of The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The interest the African continent and the world at large have in oil is hardly surprising, given that it provides a multi-billion dollar opportunity of investment. Oil remains the biggest source of energy on our continent because millions depend on it every day for lighting, heating, cooking, transportation, electricity as well as many
GOODWILL MESSAGE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) ON THE OCCASION OF THE 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KPAKPANDO FOUNDATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES – HELD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA ON 30TH OCTOBER, 2017.
PROTOCOL. 1.I thought it was very important for me to be here today to support this very worthy cause. The 12th Anniversary of the Kpakpando Foundation For Persons With Disabilities is indeed a very significant milestone in the life of an organisation that had been in the trenches, working for the upliftment of the physically challenged in our society. 2.I thank the Distinguished Senator Osita Izunaso, APC Publicity Secretary, and the visionary who started this initiative. And I must tell you that there is nowhere else
SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) AT THE 2017 NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST AT THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA ON 26TH OCTOBER, 2017.
PROTOCOL 1.With all glory to God Almighty who allowed the day to dawn on this blessed morning, and with all honour onto His name, I welcome you all to this National Prayer Breakfast. I am humbled and heartened by your presence at this occasion. You are all welcome in God’s name. 2.The National Prayer Breakfast affords us the opportunity to lift our voices in prayer, and to lift our hearts up in supplication, so that we and our country may continue to receive grace from the
REMARKS: HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA BEFORE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE-U.S. AFRICA BUSINESS CENTER ON THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER, 2017.
1. It is my distinct honor to welcome the members of the Board of Directors and the executives of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Africa Business Center. 2. The creation of the Africa Business Center by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a welcome recognition by the U.S. business community of the significant trade and investment opportunities that exist on the continent of Africa and indeed the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 3. Also, it gives me great pleasure to welcome my friend, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Co-Chair of the Africa
REMARKS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE ON THE COURTESY CALL WITH THE SHEHU OF BAMA LGA ON THE PROPOSED BAMA INITIATIVE ON 25TH OCTOBER 2017
1. It is a great pleasure to welcome the noble traditional ruler of the resilient people of Bama, The Shehu of Bama, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Umar Ibn Kyari El-Kanemi It is my pleasure to welcome you to the National Assembly today. I always look forward to opportunity to interact directly with community leaders, especially with you and the representative heads of Local Government Authorities directly impacted by the terrorist insurgency in your region. 2. The causes of the current situation in the North-East can be summed up
AN ADDRESS PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI ON THE PUBLIC HEARING BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AND TETFUND ON THE MOTION: THE REGULATORY CONFLICT BETWEEN JAMB AND UNIVERSITIES IN OFFERING UNIVERSITY ADMISSION IN NIGERIA; ON 24TH OCTOBER, 2017.
Protocol; I thank the Chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND for the privilege to declare open this Public Hearing on the motion: The Regulatory Conflict between Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and Universities in offering University Admission in Nigeria. In recent times, there have been various commentaries and criticisms bordering on the lowering of standards for admission into Universities and the roles played by JAMB, the constitutionally recognized regulatory body on the one hand and the authorities of the
SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) AT THE 137TH ASSEMBLY OF THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION (IPU) – ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, 14-18 OCTOBER, 2017.
PROTOCOL. 1.It is indeed my honour to lead the Nigerian delegation to the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), and to address you all today. Few locations offer a more pertinent setting for this debate than the storied city of St. Petersburg. This classical city of culture – home of Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Pushkin and other masters of world literature – bears its own testimony to War and Peace. This was once the scene of a siege, the longest in history, the causes of which