BREAKING NEWS: APC Shuts N’Assembly in Desperation to Stop Saraki, Dogara
BREAKING NEWS: APC Shuts N’Assembly in
Desperation to Stop Saraki, Dogara
In apparent desperation to stop Senator Bukola
Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara from emerging
as Senate President and Speaker of
Representatives respectively, the ruling All
Progressives Congress (APC) has shut every
entrance into the National Assembly.
As early as 6am, the road leading to the National
Assembly had been cordoned off while policemen
and soldiers had been been deployed to stop
human and vehicular movement into the
The decision to shut the National Assembly was
the fallout of the adoption of Saraki and Dogara
by Peoples Democratic Party senators-elect as
candidates for Senate president and speakership
of the House last night.
While the National Assembly is shut, President
Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of APC
have scheduled a meeting with APC lawmakers
at the International Conference Centre (ICC) this
The meeting is meant to compel Saraki or
Dogara to step down for the party’s candidates.
There are fears that the inauguration of the 8th
National Assembly may not hold today if the
party fails to have its way.