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Senate President Saraki reportedly calls National Assembly leaders for an emergency meeting today

Senate President Bukola Saraki

Dr. Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is set to meet with the leaderships of the two National Assembly chambers on today.

The meeting will have in attendance the principal officers of both the Senate and the National House of Representatives.

The lawmakers will also meet with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.

Reason for this emergence meeting is however unknown yet. But we can say that the meeting with INEC Chairman is regarding the 2019 elections supplementary budget.

According to the Special Assistant to the Senate President on International Relations, Bankole Omisore; “NASS leadership will tomorrow meet at noon to consider some national issues. The National Assembly leadership comprises both @NGRSenate and @HouseNGR.

“It will be followed by another meeting with the leadership of @inecnigeria led by its Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu.”

The National Assembly had already proceeded on annual recess on July 24 and is suppose to resume on September 25.

Yakubu Dogara Speaker House of Representatives

Yakubu Dogara Speaker House of Representatives

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