The leadership of the National Assembly met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door at the First Lady Conference Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday.
According to Vanguard, The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara led the delegation with all the principal officers from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, present, while the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio and the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives. Leo Ogor were conspicuously missing at the meeting which started about 9:10pm.
Member of the National Assembly that attended the meeting include Lasun Yusuf, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, House Leader Femi Gbajabiamila, Senator Sola Adeyeye, Senate Minority Whip, Philip Aduda, House Chief Whip, Hon. Al-Hassan Dogowa, and Deputy Whip, Hon. Pally Iriase.
Those From the Executive include Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang.
It is gathered that issues concerning the 2018 budget, 2019 election sequence, Peace Corp bill, as well as security issues would be the front burner of the agenda of the meeting.