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Saturday, January 16, 2016

Senate replies Bisi Akande, says he has got it all wrong again

The Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs has released a statement replying the former Chairman of APC over his statement about the senate and the missing 2016 budget. While speaking at an event in his home yesterday, Akanda said that the missing budget was an indication of the indiscipline that produced the leadership of the senate. The statement from the Senate after the cut...



The Senate today (Saturday) responded to the statement by the former interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande in which he described the claim that the 2016 budget was missing from the upper legislative chamber as an indication of the indiscipline that produced its leadership.

The Senate said it was regrettable that a man of Akande's status would be responding to mere speculation without cross-checking his facts or worse still eager to latch on to any opportunity to bring to disrepute the leadership of the Senate because he failed to get his choice candidates elected.

In a statement by its spokesman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate urged Akande to check his records properly so that he could see that "at no time did the Senate say the 2016 budget was missing".

Rather, Abdullahi noted that the legislative house had insisted in several official statements and press interviews by its principal officers that the budget was not missing but that two different versions are now available.

"We have said it several times that the budget was not missing. That two versions of the details of the budget exist and this is no longer in doubt as the Presidency has equally admitted this.

"We expect a man of Akande's calibre to cross-check his facts and take us up on our words. That he decided to ignore the facts and make comments on speculations is regrettable. He is a man who had served in government. He is a leader of the party with the majority in the Senate and he has several channels of cross-checking facts as against speculations.", Abdullahi stated.

The spokesperson said contrary to the description of what happened as indiscipline on the part of the leadership, the position of the present Senate leadership is a demonstration of the regime of openness, transparency and accountability that now reigns in the upper legislative chamber. In the past, he said, such a development would have been swept under the carpet.

He noted that the statements by Akande was another expression of the frustration that the former Governor of Osun State suffers for not being able to impose his lackeys on the Senate as leaders.

"Chief Akande is still sulking after his group's failed attempt to impose certain individuals as the leaders of the Senate last year. So, he was in a hurry to condemn the leadership. We want him to know that the leadership of the Senate can only emerge through the provisions of the constitution and the standing rules of the institution. As a democrat, Akande should know that once the majority has elected the leadership, all parties to the contest ought to accept the decision.

"To continue belly-aching and working to undermine the institution because of the failure to get one's choice candidates elected cast doubts on his democratic credentials. It appears he is only a democrat when he has his way. We advise him to move on and let us help the legislative institution to focus on its agenda to serve the people in line with the much needed change that President Muhammadu Buhari promised the nation..", Abdullahi stated.

Signed
Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi
Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs

42 comments:

ify said...

Lol

Anonymous said...

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samson adele said...

Eisshhh!!!

Nnenne George said...

We all know Akande is an old man.. He has lost touch with reality.. Why blame the senate for the president fuckups.. Very shameful.. Tufiaaaa!!!

DBANJ CRUSH said...

Nigeria a confused country with a confused leaders...u people should keep fooling urselves








LINDA NOTIFY DBANJ

paparazi said...

na them sabi abeg..

Nnenne George said...

We all know Akande is an old man.. He has lost touch with reality.. Why blame the senate for the president fuckups.. Budget missing today, budget not missing, two versions of the budget now in existence..Very shameful.. Tufiaaaa!!!

Point And Kill said...

Whatever..

funkecrown05@gmail.com said...

Sisi Linda it's Bisi not Biksi. Lolz

freeborn zinalima said...

Funny senators hmmmmmm Mr Bisi may God bless you for saying the truth as for this trash they are saying is all trash.

















#sad indeed

tosisochukwu said...

Na dem sabi





































!brightosman aka fake phyno .#gerarahere

Debbie Chelsea said...

Ok

golda awosika said...

Ok o




#*karlishah*

SENSATIONAL PURITY said...

Politicians una own too much self watin, always throw the masses up down like kindergartner swing

eunymz said...

I hate all this

MZ EUEU

Adejoke fasasi said...

Speechlesss

















#Hajia Mufliat

Pesin Pikin said...

Hmmm...Saraki really whitewashed him on diz one o! Polite insult. Although, Akande shd have gone deeper to get a concrete claim bout d budget missing b4 latching on d Senate leadership

Chidozie Bruce said...

Una palaver #sneh

christie benjamin said...

With age comes wisdom but when all dis APC old papa talks u wonder where their commonsense lies.....

Juliet Iwuno said...

I thought as much. Linda take note!

Rapuluchukwuifenineadigomma kingsley Wenceslaus said...

Una go kill una self.

Rapuluchukwuifenineadigommakings@yahoo.com
Reporting from Delsu.

Uzodave Startech said...

#APolitical juganut, and the drama continues. #IRepLIB

Oshios Baba said...

Alright ...

NWIGWE VICTOR ANAYO said...

Na who we go ask...??? May God rescue nigerians from d hand of vulnerable leaders

Babylawyer. said...

That's their problem.

@Lindaikeji No. I FAN

Achi Izuegbunem said...

We need action and not talk...Who Dem Help sef..

chinelo okafor said...

Akiko na egwu.








Buhari is an Idiot.

Anonymous said...

Nigerians are in for a long walk as long as Busola or Bukola is leading the senate,since his case has been swept under the rug ,he has to pay back the KADUNA MAFIA ,he's a[ YES MAM] [YES SIR ] BOY 'nothing great will ever come out of that chamber.

Nwariaku Munachi said...

Okay next

Rex said...

The old man is saying the blatant truth, those disgruntled members think
they can play upon our intelligence in order to score cheap political
point. where did the news of missing 2016 budget first come up? if not
from the indiscipline members of senates, now claiming two versions. with time
We shall know what actually transpired.

JAYZSBOSS said...

Lol...so who has got it right ??

oben said...

Just like I always say, if a container is change without the content been change| ALL reamine the same!

Ogbewe Godfrey said...

Mr akande is old, he has a confirmed brain, forgive him sir,

Gloria said...

The SENATORS chose Bukola Saraki to be their president and leader of the eight senate. Ur so-called Kaduna Mafia should go and eat shit plss.

Gloria said...

Please Bisi Akande and all the other disgruntled APC leaders(you know yourselves)who did not want Bukola Saraki to become the senate president should kindly take several seats back. Nobody asked ur opinion anyways, bitter old man. #ello Bae @Bukola Saraki

Calista Oby said...

Confused party wit confused elders n confused leaders

Vivian Reginalds said...

Did he?
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

temitope faizat said...

Their problem but bisi akande is saying the truth tho.

chioma jacinta said...

Don't have time 4 this rubbish na. # it's well #

Jenny Duby said...

Na them sabi

owakah (A.K.A. Innosometin) said...

Lol

Angel Makiz said...

seen....angelmakiz@yahoo.com

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