My Hands Are Tied To Carry Out APC's Directive---Saraki

The Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki Thursday wrote a letter the National working Committee of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) explaining  why the 8th Senate refused to comply with party position when appointing principal officers for the senate.

He expressed concern in the manner the house conducted itself against the wish of the party and lamented its beyond what he could do as a senator among the 109 senators of the constituted 8th  Nigerian senate of the National assembly.
This was made public in a  letter signed by Senator Bukola Saraki, Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and dated Thursday, June 25, 2015, he explained that the APC’s letter came after the zonal caucuses had chosen their candidates in line with parliamentary convention.
He further enunciated in the letter that that he would have loved to please the party but his hands were tied.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki seized the medium to pledged   his  continuing loyalty to the party and expressed hope that APC would bound back stronger than its expected of it.
 The letter, which was addressed to the National Chairman of the party, chief  John Oyegun, stated the enormity of involvement Senate President had employed but to no avail to carry out the directive of the party.
It would be recalled that the national chairman of the party had formally written to the join houses of the National assembly, stating the position of the party and candidates favourable for each leadership postion ,Senator Ahmed Lawan  was slated for the post of Majority Leader but the Senate President nominated Senator Ali Ndume instead.


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