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Saraki Senate President turns 53

Saraki said that his birthday was not celebrated with fanfare due to the global economic situation affecting the country.

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On Saturday, December 19, 2015, the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki turned 53.

Saraki celebrated his 53rd birthday with a special prayer in Ilorin, Kwara State.

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The the occasion, which occurred in a low keyed ceremony, was attended by several dignitaries and Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Saraki said that his birthday was not celebrated with fanfare due to the global economic situation affecting the country.

"As I said, the challenging situation globally, in the country and in the states did not allow for celebration.

"We have great challenges ahead as a country. So, we have to dedicate ourselves to improving the situation for the common good,” he said.

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