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Senate Breaks NASS Record Passes 96 Bills And 72 Petitions In 2 Years

The Senate says it has ‎passed 96 bills and 72 petitions in just 2years being the highest ever in the history of the National Assembly.

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki who disclosed this today during his valedictory speech to mark the two years Anniversary of the 8th Senate noted that the senate is committed to ensure transparency and accountability.

He added that they have helped in the fight against corruption, having passed several corruption-exposing resolutions that have saved the government billions of naira cumulatively.

Saraki who commended his colleagues for their zeal and doggedness, also explained that the National Assembly has opened its line-by-line Itemed budget to the world, and helping the country emerge from economic recession.

 

 

Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that other lawmakers who spoke during the valedictory Session hailed the outstanding leadership of the Senate President for bringing about a Bipartisan senate devoid of ethnic, religious and sectional Sentiments.

Senator George Sekibo called on the governing party; APC to desist from harassing political opponents perceived to be against the government adding that the PDP lawmakers in the Senate have been very supportive to the current administration‎.

In his contribution, Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West stressed that the rule of law must prevail and not allow for selective application of law by the executive.

The valedictory Session was attended by National leadership of both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP), serving ministers, former presiding officers and members of the diplomatic community and other important dignitaries.

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