President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has said that he is a full member of All Progressives Congress (APC) . Saraki also said though he is not happy with the state of affairs of the party, there is a lot of work he and other members of the party need to do.
He, however revealed that there is no day he would see the party chairman tell him to put the party in focus President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, said contrary to insinuations, he was a full member of All Progressives Congress (APC) and remained there ”body and spirit”. Saraki said at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja that the speculation was part of the mischievous activities against him and urged the public to discountenance them.
Saraki, however, blamed the development on inactivity in the APC, saying that the party’s leadership had failed to focus it properly. He, therefore, charged the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party to wake up to its responsibility as it had remained without activities for too long. The president of the Senate said that the docility in the party was giving room for unfounded allegations against some of its members. “They are just using that to do a propaganda for PDP. Where are they seeing that I am not in the party in spirit? Where is the spirit they are judging from, where are they seeing the spirit? “It is not that they have had a meeting and you didn’t see me, and then, you can say that yes, my spirit is not there. I can’t call a meeting of the party.
He stated that at the last meeting of the party held over zoning of national offices, the position of president of the Senate was zoned to the North-Central. “There is no day when I see the party chairman that I don’t tell him, `Mr Chairman, we must put the party in focus. “The rules of the party also give you room by which you can call a meeting, but I think we have not got to that point yet.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Yusuph Olaniyonu, the special adviser on media and publicity to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, debunked some reports that an agitations by certain groups that prompted Senate to stop the payment of his pensions. Olaniyonu said Saraki had at an interactive session with journalists in Ilorin early 2016, where he mentioned the action he had taken on the pension.
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