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Buhari meets NASS leadership behind closed door

08 October 2015, 08:45

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, behind closed doors.

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.

Also Read: APC will move beyond NASS leadership tussle – Garba

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.

Saraki and Dogara arrived the venue of the meeting with other lawmakers at about 8:50 p.m.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Bubachir Lawan also attended the meeting.

However, Journalists were not allowed to cover the event which was said to be a private meeting.



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