Budget: Reps meet behind closed doors, eject security men, journalists


The House of Representatives is now holding an executive session.

The Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, shortly after saying the opening prayers, met with the Deputy Speaker, Lasun Yusuf; and Majority ‎Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, after which he urged those who are not lawmakers in the chamber and at the gallery to step out.

He said the closed-door meeting would last only five‎ minutes.

The meeting is holding less than 25 minutes to the arrival of the President.

Buhari is now to be received at 12noon.

More details later…


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