Saraki Calls Emergency Meeting Of National Assembly Leaders

Senate president Bukola Saraki has convened a meeting of the leaderships of the two chambers of the National Assembly.

The meeting, expected to have in attendance principal officers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, is scheduled to hold this Tuesday in Abuja.

The meeting would touch on pressing national issues seeking the urgent attention of the National Assembly. The officials are expected to meet for one hour beginning at noon.

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, will then meet with the lawmakers at 1p.m.

Issues expected to be on the agenda of the meeting include the string of defections in the political space, the rumoured plan to impeach Saraki and the pending 2019 elections supplementary budget, among others.