Saraki Tackles Buhari, Says Eighth Senate Organised Security Summit


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Chuks Okocha

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday faulted the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that the Eighth Senate did not assist his administration to battle insecurity by organising a summit to generate ideas on what to do.

Saraki’s media aide, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, said in a statement yesterday that the immediate past president of the Senate, noted with dismay the claim contained in the seventh paragraph of a statement on Tuesday, by Buhari’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, that “he (Buhari) tried very hard to get the Eighth (National) Assembly to do the same (organise a security summit) for the sake of the country and I didn’t succeed much. But time has proved me right.”

The president was said to have made the claim while receiving the report of the National Security Summit held on May 26, 2021, by the House of Representatives from the Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.

Saraki said: “On a matter…

Source: Thisday Newspaper