PRESIDENT of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, weekend expressed the determination of the Senate to put the interest of the nation first while discharging its statutory responsibility. According to him, the interest of Nigeria superseded every other interest and should be paramount no matter whose ox in gored.
Saraki spoke at Christ the King Catholic Church, Ntezi-Nkalagu, Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state during a thanksgiving service organized by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Obinna Ogba to thank God for his electoral victory. He called on all Nigerians to join hand in building the nation irrespective of political, religious or ethnic affiliation. Saraki who was accompanied by Senators and prominent politicians used the occasion and promised that the senate would assist the state to recover the N26billion it spent on federal projects in the state.