“The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition”-. Hannah Arendt

By mike cerutti osagie

Quintessential ,the dignified word that the revered oxford dictionary labeled as" Something representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class." is no doubt the apt word that can be used to paint Distinguish Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki Last Saturday When He Stepped Out As Chief Guest Of Honor In The Explosive World Cup Qualifier Between Nigeria Against Algeria At The Goodwill Akpabio Stadium Uyo 

On A Sunny Day Other Politicians Could Have Come Out Dressing in drably 3 piece traditional agbada, or some safari suits, quintessential Saraki came to greet the players with a sharp sporty looking sky blue top, jeans \cap and a sleek green white green emblem by his shoulder

He Turned Out To Be Envy Of All And Even Before the match he had spoken to the team and advised them not to forget that millions of Nigerians Are Looking Up to Them Since Football Is The Greatest Unifying Factor The Magic Worked, Eagles Went On To Triumph In An Emphatic Manner To This, We Commend The Distinguish Senate President And Hope His Charm And Charisma Will Bring More Luck To Our Sporting Circle.

The Uyo match may be case study and what a match, as Victor Moses opened the scoring with a solo goal from the left then Mikel Obi added a second from a one on one position after initially thinking he was in an offside position. In the second half, Nabil Bentaleb scored a cracker from almost 35 yards after Riyad Mahrez had drawn Oghenekaro Etebo and Ogenyi Onazi out of position with some piece of trickery. Victor Moses however scored his second and Nigeria’s third when he found himself free on the left to slot into the net.


Bukola Saraki (born Olubukola Abubakar Saraki, 19 December 1962) is a Nigerian politician who has been President of the Senate of Nigeria since 2015. Previously he was Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011. He was first elected to the Senate in April 2011, representing the Kwara Central senatorial district, and re-elected in the March 2015 elections.
He is a current member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and previous member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).
Abubakar Bukola Saraki was born on 19 December 1962 to the family of Olusola Saraki, a senator (1979 – 1983) and a one time Senate Leader of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and his mother Florence Morenike Saraki. He attended King's College, Lagos, from 1973 to 1978, and Cheltenham College, Cheltenham, London from 1979 to 1981 for his High School Certificate. He then studied at the London Hospital Medical College of the University of London from 1982 to 1987, when he obtained his M.B.B.S (London). He worked as a medical officer at Rush Green Hospital, Essex, from 1988 to 1989. He was a director of Société Générale Bank (Nig) Ltd from 1990 to 2000
Senatorial career
After two term tenure as governor of Kwara State, Bukola Saraki ran for the office of Senator, representing the Kwara Central Senatorial District. He won, succeeding his sister, Gbemisola Saraki-Forowa. He was appointed as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology and is also a member of the Senate Committee on Capital Markets and Finance. He pushed a motion in the Senate to end the fuel subsidy regime in Nigeria, which has been an excessive waste of the country’s national resources.
 Senator Saraki has campaigned extensively on health, food security, education and the environment. He has argued for strengthened laws on the cleanup of oil spills. His National Oil Spill and Detection and Response Agency Amendment Bill seeks to ensure oil companies pay appropriate levels of compensation to communities affected by oil spillsSaraki intervened in the lead poisoning crisis in Zamfara State in 2010, and has supported to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, which ensures safe and healthy methods of cooking for millions of Nigerians while conserving the environment through reduced deforestation.
 He has been a lead campaigner in the areas of desertification and climate change in the Senate and across Nigeria. Saraki sponsored a motion on the floor of the Senate to end Nigeria’s fuel subsidy regime. Other motions and private member bills he has sponsored include the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Amendment Bill 2012, which was aimed at putting a halt to oil spills in the Niger Delta, the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill 2012 and the Climate Change Commission Bill 2013.
 Saraki expressed regret after his supporters died in a human stampede at his residence. This was not the first time that people had been killed during his family's habit of distributing money and food to their supporters
Senate Presidency
After his re-election in the 2015 general elections, Saraki was on 9 June 2015 elected unopposed as President of the Senate by an across the party alliance comprising PDP and APC Senators. Saraki had faced stiff opposition from Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan who was a preferred candidate by a group of senators-elect within the APC His deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, emerged after a tightly contested election using a forged senate standing order.
He is a sport freak who enjoys watching soccer, he owns a football team and also loves tennis, beyond sports, and he has a high taste for books and is regarded as a very avid reader

·        *Mike Cerutti Osagie, is  a bestselling selling motivational writer, image /brand consultant  and global facilitator

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