– Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki left the country this evening, Sunday, March 4
– Saraki departed Abuja, Nigeria to Accra, Ghana aboard an Arik Air commercial flight
– He is billed to address the Ghanaian parliament
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki Sunday evening, March 4, departed Abuja, Nigeria to Accra, Ghana aboard an Arik Air commercial flight.
Saraki has been invited by the Speaker of Ghana’s parliament, Rt. Hon Aaron Mike Ocquaye, to address the parliament on the commemoration of the country’s parliaments celebration of 25 years of uninterrupted parliamentary democracy.
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NAIJ.com gathered that Saraki deliberately flew Arik Air to promote bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Ghana.
The Senate President who usually commutes with the presidential air fleet chose to fly a Nigerian operated commercial flight to encourage trade between both countries.
Saraki will speak on the topic: “The Future of Good Governance in Africa” at the event.
Meanwhile, after many queries and concerns, Dr Saraki has given reasons why he was absent at Monday night’s national caucus and Tuesday morning’s NEC meeting of the APC.
A statement sent to NAIJ.com by his special adviser on media and publicity, Alhaji Yusuf Olaniyonu clarified the Senate president’s itinerary on those days, which made it difficult for him to attend both meetings.
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