Published December 31, 2020
Sunday Aborisade , Abuja
A former Senate President , Bukola Saraki , has explained that the actions taken by his leadership regarding recommendations from the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari ( retd .) -led regime , were taken in public interest .
Saraki , who presided over the 8 th Senate , stated this in a series of tweets on his verified twitter handle @bukolasaraki , on Wednesday .
In one tweet , he wrote , “ When we didn’ t confirm certain appointees, it was because we did our due diligence .
“ When we invited the Inspector General of Police and the security chiefs , it was because we wanted to find solutions to the issues of insecurity at the time .
“ It ( the invitation) was never about a personal agenda . It was always about Nigeria !
“ The decisions that we took, the positions we adopted , and the interventions that we embarked on were in the interest of the nation ,” he added .