“Now, a month later, we have together with the Ninth National Assembly made history with the passage and the signing of the amended bill into law. We will continue to work together to deliver on all our promises to ensure inclusive growth and enhance the welfare of all Nigerians”, the president tweeted.
Rochas Okorocha: “President Muhammadu Buhari gave character to APC. He brought his integrity to bear on the party. He made the party what it is in the northern part of the country and the masses of the North who saw him as a true leader, and we all rode on that to achieve that victory, but after the credibility of Buhari into this party, there seems to be no alternative in the same manner that will drive this party to 2023 victory.”
The Kwara State House of Assembly has said it directed the seizure of the Alimi Chalet and an expanse of land, popularly called ‘Ile Arugbo,’ allegedly acquired by a former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The assembly said the property belonged to the state government, adding that there was no evidence the politician paid for them. In a statement by the Special Assistant to the Speaker, Ibrahim Sheriff, the state assembly said the allocation of the posh property to Saraki by the last administration was a “violent violation” of the Kwara State former Governor’s Pension Law 2010, as amended, which had already taken care of him (Saraki). The state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Kola Shittu, described the legislature’s action as “ill-conceived, malicious and another indication that Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq is out on a vendetta mission.” But, the assembly in a statement titled, ‘Our position on the seizure of Alimi Chalet, Saraki’s House,’ said there was an evidence the property was illegally acquired. The statement indicated, “the Ile Arugbo had been erected on land originally meant for the expansion of the Civil Service Clinic and Phase II of the State Government Secretariat without any evidence that anyone paid a dime to the government for the land. “The noise surrounding the affected property is politically motivated, as other public property unlawfully acquired are also being looked into. “We dare say that allowing impunity to stand, no matter who is affected and how long it has taken place, is
Buba Galadima: “He (Buhari) knew why he came to politics and why some of us sacrificed everything to ensure that he becomes President but when he became President, he sort of kicked out all those ideals for which we fought for, for which we had been intimidated and for which he suffered trial for treason.”