For the Record: REMARK BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE SENATE AD HOC COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE INCIDENCT OF THE SENATE CHAMBER INVASION ON WEDNESDAY THE 18TH OF A
This committee, therefore must see its charge as pivotal to the restoration of the sanctity, the preservation of the dignity of the National Assembly and the restoration of the security, integrity and moral authority of the National Assembly.
To the Committee, I make this charge to be thorough, fair and courageous in the discharge of this assignment. The Senate has deliberately considered your pedigree for this assignment, knowing fully well the enormity of the job ahead. You have been chosen also because we have a great task ahead, to think outside of the box to take lawmaking back to the people through creative interventions.
This Senate looks up to you to do the nation proud.This Senate has confidence that you will discharge your duties with responsibility and probity.
May I use this opportunity to commend the Clerk of the National Assembly, National Assembly Management and distinguished senators who have worked to ensure that this inauguration is achieved. I wish the committee success.
I hereby inaugurate the Senate Committee to investigate the Incident of the Senate Chamber Invasion on Wednesday the 18th of April 2018.
President of the Senate, and Chairman, National Assembly