Buhari Orders Maikauwa To Summon First Session Of The 8th National Assembly

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As laid down by the Nigerian constitution, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Clerk of the National Assembly, via a letter of proclamation to convene the new and first session of the 8th National Assembly.

In the letter, President Buhari, who returned to Nigeria on Thursday after visits to Chad and Niger directed Salihu Maikasuwa, the clerk of the National Assembly to convene the new session on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

The All Progressives Congress, APC, command majority in two chambers of the assembly.

However, the party will need to forge a consensus among elected members before the two houses choose their leaders next week.



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