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We’re back to NADECO days- Bucknor-Akerele

Senator Kofoworola Louisa Bucknor-Akerele will be 80 tomorrow, having been born on April 30, 1939. The journalist, lawyer, politician, botched Third Republic senator, and former deputy governor of Lagos, played a crucial role in the battle to return Nigeria to the democratic path in 1999 through the National Democratic Coalition, NADECO. In this interview at her Ikoyi, Lagos home, the octogenarian, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, spoke on the state of the nation and lamented that Nigeria is back to the NADECO days. She also spoke on why the PDP lost the governorship election in Lagos, why cost of running the National Assembly should be cut down and the legislature made part-time among others.

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Women empowerment: Buhari should learn from Jonathan — Bucknor-Akerele

Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State and the only female senator in the botched Third Republic, Senator Louisa Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele is not happy with the state of affairs in the country and wants President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to unveil their roadmap for addressing the numerous socio-economic and political challenges the country is facing.

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We are yet to see any change, Bucknor-Akerele tells Buhari, APC

Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State and the only female senator in the botched Third Republic, Senator Louisa Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele is not happy with the state of affairs in the country and wants President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to unveil their roadmap for addressing the numerous socio-economic and political challenges the country is facing.

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