November 17, 2019
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‘Transmission’ in Buhari’s letter evokes laughter among senators.

There was a mild drama at the plenary on Wednesday when President of the Senate , Bukola Saraki, read President Muhammadu Buhari ’ s cover letter on an executive bill .
Reading out the letter to members , the mention of “ transmission ” in its title generated laughter in the chamber .
The title read , “ Transmission of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Amendment Bill 2018 . ”
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Saraki also burst into laughter , forcing him to start reading the letter afresh . ”Let me start again , ” he said .
Buhari ’ s letter read , “ I forward herewith a draft Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Amendment Bill 2018 for the kind consideration and passage by the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , while hoping that the bill will receive the usual expeditious consideration and passage by the distinguished Senate . ”
A viral video had shown the Inspector General of Police , Ibrahim Idris , struggling to read a speech at the inauguration of the Police Technical Intelligence Unit in Kano, Kano State , in May .
The video showed the IG stuttering over words like “commission ” and “ transmission . ”

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