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Saraki, National Assembly’s Delegation Storm Qatar For IPU Meeting



The Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki has led the National Assembly’s delegation to the 140th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting. 

The delegation arrived arrived Doha, Qatar, on Saturday morning and the meeting which commenced on 5th April will end on 8th April, 2019. 

The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Yussuff Lasun Suleimon is the Deputy leader of the delegation. Other lawmakers on the trip include Senators Duro Faseyi and Ibrahim Rafiu Adebayo.

Hon. Ikon Samuel Okon, Hon. Igbokwe Raphael Nnanna, Hon. Fulata Abubakar Hassan, Hon. Goodhead Boma and Hon. Dasuki Abdussammad, are also part of the delegation.

National Assembly officials on the trip include the Clerk to the Senate, Mr. Nelson Ayewoh, Director, General Duties, Ms. Navati Illiya, Director (H/R), Mr. Atiku Ibrahim, Director, Secretary to the Delegation, Shehu Umar and Clerk, Inter-Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Bernard Okoh, among others.

Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, is expected to make a presentation on the topic: “Parliaments as platforms to enhance education for peace, security and rule of law” during the General Assembly of the IPU tomorrow (Sunday).

He is also expected to hold bilateral meetings with the President of the IPU, Ms Gabriela Cuevas Baron, Speaker of the Qatar Parliament/Chairman of the Consultative Assembly of Qatar, Ahmad Bin Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, United Nations (UN) Undersecretary, Mr. Vladimir Voronkov and the Speaker of the Parliament of Kenya, Mr, Kenneth Lusaka.

The President of the Senate is expected to take a complimentary tour of Aljazera Headquarters and meet with an executive of the global television outlet, Mr. Naseer Al-Saadi.

The delegation is expected back in the country on Tuesday. 

Jane Okafor, Abuja

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