‘8th Senate will be more focused,’ Senate President says

Saraki also said that the Senate under his presidency will be capable of producing watershed legislative interventions.

Senate President-Bukola Saraki.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that the upper chamber under his leadership will be more focused.

The Senate President made the comments on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, via social media.

Saraki said:

“As the Senate resumes today, it’s expected that the recess would, have in no small measure help us consolidate stability of National Assembly. Now is time to move as one house in one direction to fulfill the promise we made to our constituencies that gave us our mandate.”

“It is time we remind ourselves of the solemn promise to deliver real change, which can’t be achieved in atmosphere distracted politics. Elections are over; Nigerians didn’t put their lives on the line for politics but for responsible leadership that can deliver good governance.”

“Our mandate is not to come & play politics; our mandate is to be solution providers for the numerous challenges that bedevilled our country. We have insurgency threatening very existence of our country & fabric of its unity from NE, we are facing dire streak due to mismanagement.”

“We have leadership task of turning challenges around through purpose driven lawmaking & Nigerians will not forgive us if we abdicate. We can only achieve real change by working together & time is now. Before recess, we started process of laying down marker for new Senate.”

“8th Senate would be a much more focused legislative session, capable of producing watershed legislative interventions.”

The eighth Senate resumed on July 28

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