President of the Senate Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Mr. Chile Eboe-Osuji (a Nigerian), on his election as the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, described the development as positive for Nigeria coming a few days after his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was appointed a Professor by the Southern University, United States of America, USA.

Meanwhile, He noted that the emergence of Eboe-Osuji during the 10th session of the Assembly of State Parties of the ICC, at the UN Headquarters in New York, was a testimony that Nigeria and Nigerians have what it takes to continue to provide leadership at both the local and global arena.