Baraje, Atunwa Hail Saraki, Dogara

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From Victor Seyi, Ilorin

Senate President Bukola Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress ,(APC) Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, and former Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Barr. Razak Atunwa have hailed the emergence of Dr Bukola Saraki as Senate President.
Baraje in a congratulatory message to Saraki on Wednesday, described the development as one of the best things that has happened to democracy in Nigeria.
He saluted the courage and unity of purpose demonstrated by the senators in appointing their leaders. According to him, the emergence of Saraki as the President of the
Senate without any rancour was an indication that democracy has come
to stay in the country.
He urged the 8th National Assembly to ensure the passage of bills that would have positive impact on Nigerians and work harmoniously with President Muhammadu Buhari .
Alhaji Baraje also described the emergence of the Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad as well deserved, considering his wealth of experience in legislative matter as a former member of the House of Representatives.
Also, the former speaker of the state house of assembly and member representing Asa/Ilorin West constituency at the House of Representatives, Barr. Razak Atunwa has congratulated the newly elected Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara.
Atunwa praised the emergence of the new leaders of the National Assembly in an atmosphere he described as a peaceful and transparent .
In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Olawale Rotimi, Atunwa said “the process that led to the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki as Senate President and Rt. Hon. Dogara as Speaker of the House has further shown the world the strength of Nigeria’s commitment to democratic principles, by respecting the provisions of the constitution and voting transparently, the lawmakers have confirmed their determination to serve Nigerians with their positions in the parliament.
Atunwa described the emergence of Saraki as a victory “rooted in competence and consistent commitment to progress.”

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