The Newly Elected Senate President Sen. Dr. Bukola Saraki, has been sworn in as Senate President and Chairman of the 8th Assembly.
Abubakar Bukola Saraki was born on 19 December 1962 to the family of Olusola Saraki, a one time Senate Leader (1979 – 1983) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Sen. Dr. Bukola Saraki is the President of the Senate of Nigeria and Senator for the Kwara Central senatorial district, Kwara State, Nigeria.
PHOTOS Of Newly Elected Senate President Sen. Dr. Bukola Saraki
In his comments, Senator Saraki saluted President Buhari for remaining “steadfast” in his defense of the right of the National Assembly to choose its own leaders.
I am most honoured and privileged to be elected to serve as President of the Senate. I accept with humility and respect the honour you have conferred upon me today, Mr. Saraki told members of the media.