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President Muhammadu Buhari in Handshake with the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Buhari, NASS Leadership Meet in Aso Rock

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja 

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the ninth National Assembly. 

Chairman of the National Assembly and Senate President, Ahmad Lawan led the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and other leaders to the dinner with the President. 

The dinner started around 8.30pm at the new Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja. 

Those at the dinner included: Deputy Senator President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Majority Leader, Senator Abdullahi Yahaya; Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Ajayi Borofice; Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Sabi Abdullahi – Deputy Chief Whip.

Others included Emmanuel Bwacha, Phillip Aduda- Minority Whip, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, Ndudi Godwin Elumelu – Minority Leader, and Toby Okechukwu – Deputy Minority Leader.

Also at the dinner included the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adam Oshiomhole; Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang.

Our correspondent reports that the meeting may not be unconnected with the ministerial list for the next cabinet.

The meeting was still ongoing as at the time of filing this report. 

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