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Buhari cancels dinner with Saraki

04 July 2016, 18:59

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has finally cancelled the breaking the Ramadan fast with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and other members of the National Assembly, reports Sahara Reporters

Since his return from his leave on June 19, Buhari had hosted different groups to Iftar, during which they broke their fast with him.

The lawmakers had earlier shunned the event, reports News 24

The lawmakers were said to be angry with Buhari over the criminal conspiracy and forgery charges brought against the leadership of the Senate by the federal government.

With the Ramadan fast ending on Monday or Tuesday, it is unlikely the event would hold.

Buhari' spokesperson, Garba Shehu, admitted that the President would no longer be able to meet the National Assembly leaders before the end of Ramadan.

He, however, said the development was not the making of anybody.

- News 24


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