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On the passage of the Bill to amend the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract, Cap D3 LFN (Amendment) Bill 2019, today (15 October,2019), I sincerely wish to thank the president of the Nigerian Senate,Distinguished Sen, Ahmad Ibrahim...

In the light of his recognition by the Akwa Ibom State College of Education (COE), Afaha Nsit, as a philanthropist and one having the quest to empower others educationally, a recipient of the Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) scholarship scheme, John...

Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Obong Bassey Albert, had lauded Governor of the State, Mr Udom Emmanuel on what he described as 'infrastructural renaissance' in the College of Education, Afaha Nsit The lawmaker, made the remarks during the 7th...

Watch my contribution at the plenary on President  Buhari's signing of agreement to make Nigeria a member of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA) .

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By Anny MICHAELS Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA), Leader of Akwa lbom Caucus in the National Assembly on Wednesday 26th June, 2019  organised a one day Women Entrepreneurial development training in partnership with Small and  Medium Enterprises Development Agency of...

Successful Candidates of Senator Bassey Albert Scholarship Scheme,Second Phase. We are pleased to announce that a total of 189 undergraduates have emerged as beneficiaries for the second phase of our scholarship scheme, following a qualifying examination on Saturday 11th of...

This is to inform all shortlisted candidates that the qualifying examination for the second phase of Senator Bassey Albert Scholarship Scheme will take place on Saturday 11th May, 2019, at Community Secondary School, Aka Offot. Candidates are advised to check...

12th April, 2019 UPDATE ON SENATOR OBA SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME!!! We are pleased to announce that we are set for the qualifying examination for the second phase of our scholarship scheme. We have shortlisted 1150 candidates to partake in the qualifying examination...

The second edition of Senator Albert’s Scholarship was recently rekindled with the publication of a notice on his (Senator OBA’s) social media platforms including his website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts on 24/03/2019. To further increase awareness, on the 28/03/2019,...

  We thank all those who showed interest and applied. Thousands of applications were received from Akwa Ibom State indigenes from various institutions across the country. Be rest assured that we will be transparent,fair,and credible in all the stages of...

By Victor Effik Almost  four  years into his first term in the Senate, the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District and Leader, Akwa Ibom State Caucus in National Assembly,  Sen. Bassey Albert ( OBA) has surpassed all...

By Promise Etim. The race for the Senate seat for Akwa Ibom North East has never been this competitive, since the return of Democracy in 1999. This is unconnected to the fact that the current occupant of the office, Obong...

Anny MICHAELS Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA) ,Leader of Akwa Ibom PDP Caucus in the National Assembly  was one of the top personalities that graced Gov Udom Emmanuel 's campaign held at the council headquarters  in Idu, Uruan LGA on...

Following the Point of order raised by Senator Bassey Albert (Akwa Ibom North East) on the floor of the Senate, the Senate has ordered its committee on police affairs to present its report on the invasion of AKSHA within 48...

Yesterday the great people of Akwa Ibom State rose against tyranny , impunity and rascality and the serious threat to our democracy and pursued the enemies of democracy out of the Akwa Ibom State house of Assembly for the plenary...

In a bid to alleviate the sufferings of my constituents and reduce the rate of unemployment in the country, I will continue to support more local businesses, agricultural schemes and sustain empowerment programmes that I have been able to put...

Wisdom Ibokette, is an indigene of Etinan Local Government Area. He is one of the pioneer beneficiaries of Senator Bassey Albert Akpan's all expense Scholarship for students of Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District. Wisdom, graduated with a first...

By Victor Efik The Nigerian Senate has moved to give legal teeth to end gas flaring in the country when it received the Report of the Committee on Gas on the Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill, 2018 The report...

Anny MICHAELS Senator Bassey Albert,(OBA) representing the good people of Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District and Chair, Senate committee on Gas on Monday 10th September, 2018 spent quality time with physically challenged persons drawn from different parts of...

Anny MICHAELS Ward Congresses took place in the 11 wards of Ibiono Ibom local government area on Saturday 8th September, 2018. All the party faithful converged on their wards to elect three ad-hoc delegates that will partake in the forthcoming...

By Promise Etim. "Your excellency, the voice of the people is the voice of God. You are God's divine choice for Akwa Ibom State. Never in the history of Akwa Ibom has the state been this united. You have brought...

Anny MICHAELS Senator Bassey Albert (OBA) representing the good people of Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District on Friday 25th August,2018 inaugurated a 100 percent automated water project at Afahaubong Itam, Itu LGA were customised cards numbering 400 are...

By Promise Etim Councilors elected on the platform of the PDP from Akwa Ibom North-East (Uyo) Senatorial District today, reaffirmed their commitment towards the reelection of Governor Udom Emmanuel and Senator Bassey Albert in 2019. The lawmakers posited that their...

By Promise Etim A former House of Representatives member, Rt. Hon. Emmanel Obot has stressed the need for the Akwa Ibom North-East(Uyo) Senatorial District to have a ranking Senator in 2019. The former lawmaker made the assertion during a consultative...

By Promise Etim As part of consultations for his reelection in 2019, Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (OBA) and his Akwa Ubok Abasi campaign team meet with stakeholders and delegates of PDP in Nsit Atai LGA on Tuesday. The stakeholders...

By Promise Etim Ahead of the 2019 polls, the political leader of Uruan Local Government Area, Chief Ekpe Atakpo has reaffirmed the position of people from the area as regards the reelection of Governor Udom Emmanuel and Senator Bassey Albert...

...We need a ranking Senator at such a time like now -Sen Effiong Bob Anny MICHAELS As part of resolutions reached last Saturday, Stakeholders of Uyo Senatorial District urged aspirants to the Senate from the District to support Senator Bassey...

.....as stakeholders nod Gov Udom, Senator OBA for second term Anny MICHAELS Constituents and beyond were at Ibom International Airport on Thursday 9th August,2018 to receive a great Defender of Democracy, Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District...

By Imo Udoima The Distinguished Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, Senator Obong Bassey Albert(OBA) has again rewarded faithful, committed and die-hard supporters with brand new cars for their unwavering support and believe in his effective representation at...

By Victor Efik Breaking... INVESTIGATION INTO THE NNPC/CHEVRON EGTL PLANT: SENATE COMMITTEE ON GAS FINALLY BREAKS THE DEADLOCK Investigations into the controversies surrounding the escalated cost of NNPC/Chevron Escravos Gas to Liquids (EGTL) Plant today, Thursday, 26th July, 2018 recorded...

OBA: God’s Faithfulness and the blessings of a mandate Amos Etuk July 6, 2018 marked yet another milestone for Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, Distinguished Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District as the Apex Court in Nigeria, the Supreme...

If you don't already have one, here are the simple steps to acquiring a PVC before the registration period ends: 1. As long as you're a Nigerian who has attained the required voting age of 18, all you have to...

By Tom FredFish The trial, vilification and traducing of Obong Bassey Albert aka Oba, the once beautiful bride of Uyo Senatorial District is a lesson in history. Bassey Albert, a banker cum politician was one of the most popular commissioners,...

Yesterday, I led other members of the Senate Joint Committee on Petroleum on a visit to oil producing LGAs of Akwa Ibom State. This visit (to host communities) was necessary to provide lawmakers with firsthand knowledge of what life means...

View pictures from our Constituency briefing which held on the 20th of April 2018. The event which was graced by dignitaries from far and wide had the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, the deputy Governor and the creme of...

By God's grace, I will be commissioning some of the projects that I initiated for execution in my constituency from Tuesday, 17/04/2018 to Thursday, 19/04/2018.   These projects, which span all over the Nine(9) LGAs that make up my senatorial...

Dear Constituents, I regret to inform you that we have postponed the constituency briefing /empowerment programme which was to be held on Saturday 14th April, 2018 at Uyo Township Stadium to Friday 20th April 2018, at the same venue. This...

Dear Constituents, I will be having my Constituency briefing/Empowerment programme on the 14th of April, 2018 at the Uyo Township Stadium. All constituents/supporters are specially invited. However, for those constituents/supporters who will be unable to physically attend, please spare sometime...

Senate Committee on Gas,in Rivers and Delta states,for a two-days oversight on the implementation of the Gas infrastructure Budget by NNPC on the OB3 Gas project constructed by Nestoil and Oilserv Ltd. To also inspect the 130 KM  48” pipeline...

During an oversight function at Greenville LNG Plant at Rumuji, Rivers State, by the Senate Joint Committee on  Power,Steel Development & Metallurgy and Gas, as I led other members of the committees on the tour.

As part of my 2017 constituency project, the flag off of the Vocational Training and Empowerment of Youth and Women of my Senatorial District went on successfully today in our liaison office, Uyo. A total of 200 participants (100 youths...

As part of its 2017 appraisal exercise, management team of Senator Bassey Albert scholarship scheme visited some students (beneficiaries) of the University of Uyo, town Campus, Thursday. The team led by a consultant to the programme, Engr. Promise Etim, was at...

TRS - WEEK TWO The best contributor for week one was Mr.Abasiofiok Sambo. He will be contacted by a member of the team for further details. WEEK TWO QUESTION Considering the following Bills: (i) The BILL For An ACT To...

OBA: The quintessential leader@ 45 Amos Etuk ‘’Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work….’’, Vince Lombardi Leadership is an inspiration. It ushers motivation and the commitment to serve furthers exemplary...

Qualified constituents are enjoined to apply for the position of Marine Operations Supervisors with ExxonMobil. Kindly follow the link below to get the person specifications and requirements for the job. EXXONMOBIL RECRUITMENT 1

.....He has a rich history of mandate kidnapping  -PDP    ...Appeal Court insist on 11th October, 2017 for hearing  By  Anny MICHAELS  The plot by Mr Bassey Etim to confuse the Court of Appeal in Calabar failed on Thursday when...

BEHOLD, THE LAWMAKER WHO MAKES AKWA IBOM STAND TALL By Victor Effik Politics sometimes could be an unpredictable pastime. The imperative of zoning of political offices played a cruel one on his gubernatorial project. In 2014, after months of horse...

SENATOR ALBERT DONATES COMPUTERS TO UNIUYO, DRUGS TO 9 HEALTH CENTRES By Anny MICHAELS The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East in the 8th Senate and Chair, Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (OBA) on Monday donated 15...

By Victor Effik. The senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Thursday , 25th May ,2017 passed first tranche of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), called the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) 2017. The bill, which is expected to...

Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources and the sponsor of Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill 2017, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, has summoned international and local oil companies operating in the country to appear before a public hearing committee. Senator Akpan...

 AS SENATOR ALBERT PRESENTS REPORT ON SENATE JOINT COMMITTEE ON JOINT CASH CALLS By Anny MICHAELS For a lot of reasons many will admire the tenacity of Distinguished Senator Albert as you can be sure whatever task is before him...

AFTER THE OBA SCHOLARSHIP TEST Priscilla Christopher …so the Senator OBA scholarship Test came and went amidst high expectations from scholars who came from far and near to take part in the exercise. As was expected, the results of the...

By Anny Michaels No fewer than 120 constituents recently benefited from the post seasonal intervention training facilitated by Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert, Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East in Nigeria’s 8th Senate in partnership with Small and Medium Enterprises Development...

By Anny MICHAELS The recent training organized for over 120 youths drawn from Akwa Ibom North East in Uyo and subsequent empowerment of these youths with start-up capital for their businesses amounting to N10m has again confirmed Distinguished Senator Bassey...

TRULY OBA IS  WORKING (By Victor Efik) Chairman,  Senate Committee on Gas resources, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (OBA)  today,  9 March,  2017 made yet another history by presenting the Gas Flaring (Prohibition and Punishment) Bill 2017. The Bill passed through...

The 8th Senate is poised to getting the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill passed and in lieu of this, the Senate joint committee on Petroleum Resources meets in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State today to brain storm further on the subject. The...

A couple of weeks ago, i was nominated alongside other eminent Nigerians as a potential recipient of the prestigious patriotic service award. Although I was unavoidably absent at the award ceremony, held in Lagos over the weekend, as a result...

As part of the resolve of the Senate Committee on Gas Resources,to see into ways of harnessing the oil and gas sector towards improving its contribution to economic growth of our great country ; I led other senators of the...

LEAD DEBATE ON INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION BILL, 2016 (SB 86) [embed] https://youtu.be/l3NWcj9qVww [/embed] SPONSOR: Senator Bassey Albert Akpan Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I shall start the lead debate on this very important Bill with the adage that no country has ever...

Senator Bassey Albert has been nominated in the Scholarship Achievement category of the Patriotic Service Awards 2016. 1. INTRODUCTION In furtherance of Patriotic Service, Commitment to productivity, Improvement in the economy and the ideals of excellence in service. The Patriotic...

This is to bring to the notice of our scholars that payment of fees for the 81 scholars, who were successful in the selection examination held in May 2016,and other 27 (who were already in our scholarship scheme)has commenced. Similarly,...

Tomorrow , Tuesday 6th September 2016, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan will be the guest on the AIT news current affairs programme 'Inside the Parliament' at 2pm Nigerian time. Keep a date and tune in to listen to his ideas on...

The Executive team of NLNG including the out going and the incoming Managing Director, Babs Omotowa and Tony Attah ,respectively accompanied by the DMD Sadiq Mai Bormu were at the Senate yesterday to brief the Senate President and the Chairman...

SENATOR BASSEY ALBERT EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT SCHEME IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO ALL SCHOLARS Congratulations! We are pleased that you made the merit list of 81 scholars during the inaugural edition of Senator Bassey Albert Akpan Educational Empowerment Scheme. We assure you of...

By Victor Effik Statistics made available by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) show that Nigeria ranks first in Africa in Gas reserves and the eighth in the world. It is also reported by National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS)...

As part of my continuous empowerment of the people of Akwa Ibom North-East senatorial district, the following programs are available for constituents. (A) The federal government N-power programmes that is ongoing. They include Agro, Teaching, Health and Community Education. (B...

Today marks 365 days (one year) since I was sworn into the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent the good people of Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo) Senatorial District. Though it has been a journey full of...

SENATE QUERIES ESCALATED PROJECT COST OF $10.3 BILLION DOLLARS AGAINST APPROVED COST OF $2.95 BILLION DOLLARS [embed] https://youtu.be/jF3yCj3PE1c [/embed] The Senate Committee on Gas Resources chaired by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan yesterday, 6th June, 2016 commenced investigations into NNPC/Chevron Escravos...

Successful Candidates of Senator Bassey Albert Scholarship Scheme,Second Phase. We are pleased to announce that a total of 189 undergraduates have emerged as beneficiaries for the second phase of our scholarship scheme, following a qualifying examination on Saturday 11th of...

By Anny MICHAELS Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA), Leader of Akwa lbom Caucus in the National Assembly on Wednesday 26th June, 2019  organised a one day Women Entrepreneurial development training in partnership with Small and  Medium Enterprises Development Agency of...

With other senators of the Gas Committee at Obodougwa community (for siting of a road pipe crossing ); Ashaka community (for siting HDD crossing Ase river);both in Delta State and Evboesi community ,Edo State (OB3 Lot B);among others .

Congratulations!!! We have kept our earlier promise to publish the result of the qualifying examination and names of the first set of scholars for the Senator Bassey Albert Educational Empowerment Scheme, within hours of completing the examination. To further buttress...

[embed] https://youtu.be/O1mbfedpDr0 [/embed] MOTION: AN URGENT NEED TO ADDRESS THE PRESENT ECONOMIC STATE OF THE NATION. Sponsor: SENATOR BASSEY ALBERT AKPAN (AKWA IBOM NORTH-EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT) The Senate: Aware that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) last week released the...

The list of qualified and unqualified applicants for the Senator OBA scholarship scheme has been released. Of the 1044 applicants that indicated interest in the scholarship, 4 entries were duplicated (may be by error) and were expunged from the list,...

Counting down on Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (OBA)'s first year in office,   Numerous empowerment items arrived liaison office to be distributed to constituents. Items include : 72 nos of tricycles (keke); 60 nos of block-moulding machines; 72 nos 3700W...

To Whom It may Concern Within the period of application, we received one thousand and forty four (1044) applications from students of our Akwa Ibom North-East (Uyo) senatorial district, studying in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. For transparency, as promised, we...

Contact: Senator Bassey Albert Constituency office, Plot Plot E-7, Opposite Sun Centre, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Website: www.senatoroba.org Facebook: Senator Bassey Albert-OBA(https://www.facebook.com/senatoroba/) YouTube Channel: Senator OBA( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbUaC5_4qLux1nbZdCsvXbw )   EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDERGRADUATES As part of our electoral...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Akwa Ibom state has won all the seats in last Saturday’s re-run elections held in the state. The senatorial re-run was held in the Uyo North East senatorial district.The results showed the PDP candidate...

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources, Senator Bassey Albert has called on the Federal Government to immediately engage all the relevant stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to proffer a strategic plan towards reforming the sector. Senator Albert...

The Senator representing Uyo Senatorial District and Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas Resources, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan has called on his supporters to come out en masse to vote for all PDP candidates in Saturday 's re-run election in Uyo...

The Senate Committee on Gas Resources on Monday, 15th February, 2016 visited the headquarters of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to meet with the officials of the corporation as part of its agenda to reposition the gas sector. Leading...

Reactions have continued to trail the Supreme Court’s judgement affirming the election of Udom Emmanuel, as the Governor of Akwa Ibom.Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East and Chairman Senate Committee on Gas, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan who spoke on Thursday...

The Senate is to investigate the circumstances surrounding the preparation, execution and implementation of the management services contract for the Transmission Company of Nigeria. The Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) transferred the management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)...

As the debate on the 2016 budget enters its second day, Senators have continued to express divergent opinion on the feasibility of its implementation. While commending the budget, the lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial district, Senator Albert Bassey...

PUBLIC NOTICE This is to notify the general public that some unknown persons have been using fake accounts purporting to be mine to dupe members of the public on the Facebook social media. The general public should note that I...

The Chairman Senate Committee on Gas, Albert Bassey Akpan has harped on the need for Nigeria key into the plan by the World Bank to end gas flaring by the year 2030. Senator Akpan gave the advice in Abuja during...

Senator Albert builds and donates a five hundred capacity hall in Ewet housing Estate, Uyo; well furnished with modern facilities, to members of his constituency for events including marriage reception, child dedication e.t.c The venue is free, upon availability, to...

... Rallies support for Gov. Udom Emmanuel The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Obong Bassey Albert has called on the people of the Senatorial District to support the administration of Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel for the industrialization of the...

The Chairman Senate Committee on Gas and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East, Obong Bassey Albert says he is confident the demand for domestic cooking gas in the country will shore up in 2016. Senator Albert made the observation in...

In fulfillment of his selfless service to his Senatorial District, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan set up the Uyo Senatorial District Constituency Empowerment Committee headed by an erudite personality, Mr.Daniel Udoh while Hon. Anietie Eka is the Secretary to bring out...

The Senate has condemned the high rate of abandoned projects in the country. A motion raised by Senator Suleiman Nazif revealed that there are over Eleven thousand, eight hundred and eighty six abandoned projects across the country The abandoned projects...

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, Albert Bassey Akpan has join his voice with the Senate asking the Federal Government to restore ban earlier placed on importation of rice through land borders by the immediate past government . This followed...

AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY DISTINGUISHED SENATOR BASSEY ALBERT AKPAN; CHAIRMAN, SENATE COMMITTEE ON GAS, AT THE INAUGURAL SESSION HELD IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON TUESDAY, 24TH NOVEMBER, 2015 Protocols: I want to, personally, and on behalf of all distinguished...

Senate oversight in Lagos : Dangote, Globe Motors, Coscharis. We must industrialize to sustain the economy and provide jobs for our youths.

The Senate on Wednesday asked its committees of Finance, Banking and other Financial Institutions and Public Account to  investigate the operation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) regime. Although the Upper Chamber commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the introduction of TSA,...

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The senate ad hoc committee on Works just inspected the gully site which has cut off the Calabar – Itu Road with the Chairman of the committee Sen Barnabas Gemade promising the people of Akwa Ibom that the 8th Senate...

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, Obong Bassey Albert Akpan is part of the delegation of the Eight Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria led by the Senate President, Bukola Abubakar Saraki that will attend the...

  The Election Petition Tribunal has nullified elections in 38 polling units in Uyo Senatorial District in the case of Emmanuel Obot versus Bassey Albert. But the annulled units cannot affect the overall result of the election. So Obong Bassey...

…Reels out empowerment plans for Uyo Senatorial District people Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) is the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East (Uyo Senatorial District) in the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In this interview, the former commissioner...

Senator Bassey Albert has drawn the attention of the senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the deplorable state of the Ikot Ekpene-Itu-Calabar highway. In a motion brought under order 42 of the standing order of the senate under...

  [divider type="1"] [column col_md='6'] [/divider] The Senate on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 commenced plenary session with the swearing in of Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso having missed the inaugural swearing of distinguished Senators on the inaugural day of the 8th...

Watch Senator Bassey Albert on the expectations from the Senate on the state of the Ikot Ekpene - Itu Calabar Highway

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The Motion on "The state of disrepair and total collapse of the Ikot Ekpene -Itu -Calabar Federal highway" sponsored by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (Akwa Ibom North East) for the Senate to note with serious concern the dilapidated state and...

  Senator Bassey Albert has drawn the attention of the senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the deplorable state of the Ikot Ekpene-Itu-Calabar highway. In a motion brought under order 42 of the standing order of the senate...

The Senate on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 commenced plenary session with the swearing in of Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso having missed the inaugural swearing of distinguished Senators on the inaugural day of the 8th Senate. The Clerk of the Senate...