#Todayinplenary: Proceedings Of The Nigerian Senate Of Wednesday, 4th October, 2017.

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Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President Bukola Saraki took the official Prayer and led the Chambers into today’s proceedings.

Senator Aliyu Wakili moved for the approval of votes and proceedings of Tuesday, 3rd October, 2017. Senator Peter Nwaoboshi seconded.

ANNOUNCEMENT
Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the members of the Ad-hoc Committee of foreign missions with Senator Tijjani Kaura as chairman.

Senate President Bukola Saraki also welcomed people who are were present in the gallery to observe Plenary.

PETITIONS
Senator Mao Ohuabunwa raised a petition on the collusion and diversion of project funds by the Niger Delta Development Commission.

Senator Abdullahi Adamu raised a petition on wrongful termination of a member of his constituency without due process.

Senator John Enoh raised a petition on the unlawful dismissal of a member of his constituency from the Nigerian Police.

Senate President Bukola Saraki referred all petitions raised to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to report back in 2weeks.

POINT OF ORDER
Senator Shehu Sani cited order 42 and announced the passing away of Senator Muhammed Jibril who served in the Senate in the year 2011.

Senate observed a minute silence in respect of late Senator Muhammed Jibril.

Senator Na'Allah cited order 43 and conveyed the plight of the people of his constituency on the boat mishap that claimed 37 lives.

Senator Isah Misau cited order 15 and talked of the attack on him by the Inspector General of the NigerianPolice on the allegations he raised against him.

Senate President Bukola Saraki said it’s a major issue and all matters must be investigated, he also we need to set up and Ad-hoc Committee to look into this.

Senator Dino Melaye spoke about the deplorable state of road in Kogi and Ekiti State and pleaded to bring it as a motion on another legislative day.

PRESENTATION OF REPORT
1. Report of the Senate Committees 2017 Budget of Corporations and Agencies of Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Senate Leader
-That the Senate received the report of Senate Committee on the 2017 Budget of Corporations and Agencies of Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Committee 
1. Banking, Insurance and other financial Institutions 2. Trade and Investment 3.Aviation 4. Information and National Orientation. 5. Information and National Communication Technology (ICT)
6. Industries 7. Tertiary and Tetfund. 
8. Health 9. Women Affairs 
10. Education (Basic and Secondary)
11. Marine Transport. 12. Sports and Youth Development 13. Establishment and Public Service. 14. Agriculture and Rural Development. 15. Science and Technology 16. Communications. 17. Petroleum Downstream; Petroleum upstream; and gas.
18. Capital market. 19. Privatization. 20. Housing

Senator Akpabio seconded that the Senate received the report of Senate Committees on the 2017 budget corporations and agencies of Government.

The Committee chairmen on Tertiary and TETFUND and Housing said they were yet to get a full report from their agencies.

All other reports were LAID.

MOTIONS
1. Demise of Senator Mahmud Kanti Bello by Senator (Engr). Mustapha Bukar (Katsina North)

Senators took turns to pay tribute to the late Senator Mahmud Kanti Bello.

Senate President Bukola Saraki commiserated with the family of late Senator Mahmud Kanti Bello,and said he was a grassroot politician and also a courageous leader.

2. Allegation of corruption against NNPC Trading: Time to conduct a holistic investigation. By Samuel Anyanwu

Senator Yusuf Abubakar supported the motion and stated that holistic investigation should go beyond Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation trading.

Senator Kabiru Gaya added that the Senate should set up a Committee to investigate the activities of Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation trading.

Senator Kabir Marafa added a prayer that the Senate should investigate allegations made by Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Ibe Kachikwu in his letter harmonized with the Nigerian National Petroleum Group.

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji seconded the additional prayer raised by Senator Kabir Marafa.

Senate President Bukola Saraki listed Senators Joshua Lidani, Garba Binta Masi, Nelson Effiong, Obinna Ogba, Duro Faseyi, Nyako as members of the Ad-hoc Committee to investigate the allegation(s) against the Nigerian Police with Senator Francis Aliimikhena as Chairman.

Senate President Bukola Saraki also listed Senators Tayo Alasoadura, Kabir Marafa, Akpan Bassey, Sam Anyanwu, Ahmed Ogembe, Chukwuka Utazi, Rose Oko, Baba Kaka as members of the Committee to investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Group trading with Senator Aliyu Wamakko as chairman.

'we must investigate this allegation and hope the quality of report will meet the standard we have set in the 8th Senate'.-Senate President Bukola Saraki.

3. Urgent need to investigate the recent importation of maize into Nigeria by Senator Muhammad Adamu Aliero.

Senator Sam Egwu supported the motion to ensure equity and justice for all agriculturally inclined individuals.

Senator Sabi Abdullahi supported the motion as the policy is a threat to National Food Security, he said massive importation will lead to importation of diseased crops.

Senate President Bukola Saraki said In order to follow economic reforms we need to support our farmers as cost will never be an excuse, also If maize needs to be cheaper for the consumers then it can be subsidized.

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS- Second Reading.
1. A Bill for an Act to Establish the Chartered Institute of Directors of Nigeria to serve as a regulatory body for persons serving as Directors in both Public and private sectors, to ensure professionalism and promote corporate governance values by Directors and related matters, 2017 (SB. 424) by Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

The Bill for an Act to Establish the Chartered Institute of Directors of Nigeria to serve as a regulatory body for persons serving as Directors in both Public and private sectors, to ensure professionalism and promote corporate governance values by Directors and related matters, 2017 (SB. 424) was read the Second time.

Senate President Bukola Saraki referred the Bill to Committee On Establishment and Public Service Matters to report back in 4weeks.

2. A Bill for an Act to Establish the Council for Facility Management of Nigeria charged with the responsibilities to among other things register persons seeking to be facilities Managers, set regulations and standards, inspect facilities as well as regulate and control the practice of facilities profession, 2017 (SB. 340) by Senator Ahmad Abubakar.

The Bill for an Act to Establish the Council for Facility Management of Nigeria charged with the responsibilities to among other things register persons seeking to be facilities Managers, set regulations and standards, inspect facilities as well as regulate and control the practice of facilities profession, 2017 (SB. 340) Was read the Second time.

Senate President Bukola Saraki referred the Bill to Committee On Establishment and Public Service Matters to report back in 4weeks.

3. A Bill for an Act to Establish the Chartered Institute of Facilities Managers charged with the responsibilities to among other things register persons seeking to be facilities Managers, set regulations and standards, inspect facilities as well as regulate and control the practice of facilities profession, 2017 (SB. 194) by Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai.

The Bill for an Act to Establish the Chartered Institute of Facilities Managers charged with the responsibilities to among other things register persons seeking to be facilities Managers, set regulations and standards, inspect facilities as well as regulate and control the practice of facilities profession, 2017 (SB. 194) was read the Second time.

Senate President Bukola Saraki referred the Bill to Committee On Establishment and Public Service Matters to report back in 4weeks.

4. A Bill for an Act to Establish the Ecological Fund for the Purpose of funding certain Federal Agencies dealing with environmental and ecological problems, 2017 (SB. 395) by Senator Mohammed Hassan.

The Bill for an Act to Establish the Ecological Fund for the Purpose of funding certain Federal Agencies dealing with environmental and ecological problems, 2017 (SB. 395) was read the Second time.

Senate President Bukola Saraki referred the Bill to Committee On Ecology and Climate Change to report back in 4weeks.

ADJOURNMENT

Senate Leader moved that all other items on the order paper be stood down to another Legislative day to enable Senators attend the Nigeria-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Group meeting. Minority Leader Seconded.

Plenary is adjourned to Thursday, 5th October, 2017.


Signed:
New Media Department,
Office of The President of the Senate, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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