Saraki Leads Nigerian Senators To Russian Parliament


Senate President Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday lead a senate delegation on a three day parliamentary visit to Russia.

The visit, according to Saraki's media team, is aimed at “deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship” between both countries.

Saraki is expected to address the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and also hold meetings with Valentina Matviyenko, Chairperson of the Federation Council;  Vyacheslav Volodin, Chairman of the State Duma; and Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Godswill Akpabio, Olusola Adeyeye, Monsurat Sunmonu, Duro Faseyi, Obinna Ogba and Ibrahim A. Danbaba are the lawmakers accompanying Saraki.

The delegation is expected back in the country on June 22, 2018.

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