Abuja - Senate President Bukola Saraki has disclosed that the focus of the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the National Assembly was how to better the lot of Nigerians, Punch reports.
Saraki spoke with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting held behind closed doors at the First Lady’s Conference Hall inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said his ongoing trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged false declaration of assets was not discussed at the meeting.
He said the meeting was an initiative of the President for an interaction with the leadership of the National Assembly.
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The meeting, which took place at the First Lady’s Conference hall, was attended by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senate Leader, Ali Ndume and Deputy Majority leader, Bala Ibn Na'Allah.
Others in attendance include Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio and Senate Minority Whip, Phillip Aduda.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara led other members of the House including his Deputy, Yusuf Lasun and House Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila.
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