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The Senate Plenary On Thursday July 6 [Compete Updates]

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New Legislative Day in the Nigerian Senate. Senate President Bukola Saraki takes the official prayer and leads the Senate into today's proceedings.

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Senate President Bukola Saraki takes the official prayer and leads the Senate into today’s proceedings.

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko moves for the approval of votes and proceedings of Wednesday, 5th July, 2017. Sen. Jeremiah Useni seconds.

SP Bukola Saraki welcomes staff and students present to observe Plenary.

Sen. Omo Agege raises a petition regarding his constituent member for unlawful dismissal from the Nigerian Army.

Sen. Nelson Effiong raises a petition regarding his constituent member for unlawful dismissal from the Nigerian Police

Sen. Fatimat Rasaki raises a petition regarding her constituent member against the Nigerian Police for denial of admission because he is an Albino.

Sen. Mathew Urhoghide raises 2 petitions regarding his constituent members against Nigerian Police and Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency [NDLEA]

SP Bukola Saraki refers all petitions to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public petitions to report back in 2 weeks.

Sen. Duro Faseyi cites order 42 & 52 and speaks about ensuring free and fair elections during the Osun West Senatorial district Election.

Senate now resolves to: 

i) Urge the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC] to ensure equity, fairness and transparency during the election 

ii) Warn all voters, media, stakeholders and participants not to engage in election malpractice. 

iii) Urge INEC, Nigerian Police, Department of State Security [DSS], and other relevant agencies to offer the highest level of security and ensure anyone involved in election malpractice must be apprehended.

iv) Call on indigenes of Osun West to come out and exercise their right to vote.

DSP Ike Ekweremadu seconds and reiterates the need to achieve a free and fair election.

SP Bukola Saraki says it’s straight forward and we must ensure the election is properly run.

INEC must ensure proper election so we can see their readiness for the 2019 general election.

Senate now moves into presentation of BILLS for first reading. 5 BILLS were presented for first reading.

Senate now moves into consideration of REPORTS.

1. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TERTIARY EDUCATION AND TETFUND

Senator Joshua Lidani seconds that the Senate do receive the report of the Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND

Senate now dissolves into the committee of the whole for clause by clause consideration of the Report of the Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND

Senate now reverts back to Plenary and reports progress.

The National Open University of Nigeria Act (Amendment) Bill, 2017 (SB. 66) is read the third time and passed.

SP Bukola Saraki commends those who worked on the bill, says ICT is important because it improves teaching for students.

2. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TERTIARY EDUCATION AND TETFUND

Senator Emmanuel Paulker seconds that the Senate do receive the Report of the Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND

Senator Emmanuel Paulker seconds that the Senate do receive the Report of the Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND

Senate now dissolves into the committee of the whole for clause by clause consideration of the Report of the committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND 

Federal University of Maritime Studies, Oron Bill, 2017 (SB. 309)

Senate now reverts back to Plenary and reports progress.

The Federal University of Maritime Studies, Oron Bill, 2017 (SB. 309) is read the third time and passed.

SP Bukola Saraki thanks those who worked on the BILL, says the Maritime is one important industry, it will develop manpower and will go a long way in providing Jobs and other opportunities for our people.

3. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ESTABLISHMENT AND PUBLIC SERVICE MATTERS.

Senator Umaru Kurfi seconds that the Senate do receive the Report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service Matters.

Senator Umaru Kurfi seconds that the Senate do receive the Report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service Matters.

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