The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has pledged the senate would partner with critical institutions in the country like the media, to ensure the continued survival and strengthening of democracy in the country.
 
Senator Saraki spoke on Wednesday in Abuja when the board of Directors of the daily times of nigeria visited him to convey the decision of the newspaper's Board of Directors to name him the politician of the year, 2016.
 
Earlier, the Publisher and Chairman of Dtn Management Board, Fidelis Anosike commended the leadership qualities of the President of the Senate; recalling how he reformed the Nigeria Governors' Forum.