- The state of things in the country in terms of security and politics has been condemned by the Senate president, Bukola Saraki
- Saraki said that what Nigerians are experiencing today is not the change they voted for during the 2015 presidential election
- He also alleged that the siege of the NASS complex by operatives of the Department State Services (DSS) on Tuesday, August 7, was planned by some enemies of the country
The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has expressed his misgivings about the All Progressive Congress (APC)-led government and the way politics is presently played in the country.
Saraki said this on Wednesday, August 8, during his world press conference speech at the National Assembly (NASS). Speaking to a gathering of journalists at the NASS chambers, Saraki said that the current state of things in the polity was not what the electorate bargained for.
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He said that the siege of the NASS complex by operatives of the Department State Services (DSS) on Tuesday, August 7, was entirely stage managed. The Senate president, on his Twitter page, regretted the development and urged lawmakers to do their utmost in avoiding a repeat of the incident.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that Saraki would address a world press conference at the foyer of the National Assembly on Wednesday, August 8, said Yusuph Olaniyonu, his special adviser on media and publicity.
Olaniyonu did not indicate issues to be addressed at the conference in a statement he made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, August 7.
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