Security operatives tighten noose at NASS, Ndume, Okorocha arrive

Security operatives  tighten noose at NASS, Ndume, Okorocha arrive

Security operatives have tightened noose at the National Assembly ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The session will feature the election of Presiding Officers for both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The gates to the complex are manned by armed members of the Department of State Security, DSS, Federal Road


Security operatives have tightened noose at the National Assembly ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration of the 9th National Assembly.

The session will feature the election of Presiding Officers for both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

The gates to the complex are manned by armed members of the Department of State Security, DSS, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Nigerian Civil Defence Corps and the Nigeria Police.

The only entrance to the venue is the gate of the  Secretary to the government of the Federation, SGF and that of Presidential Villa.

Besides, the presence of the heavily armed security personnel are viable in the National Assembly.

Those at the entrance of the Chamber are well over twenty.

The former Senate Leader and a strong contender for the position of Senate President for the 9th Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South  has arrived the premises.

Ndume  who is dressed in his usual white Babaringa, arrived at 7.20 am and went straight to the Mosque under the chamber to pray.

Also immediate past governor of Imo State and governor elect for Imo West, Rochas Okorocha  has also arrived.

He went straight to the office of the Clerk to the National Assembly, CNA, Mohammed Sani Omolori. Okorocha arrived the Senate Lobby at 7.40am.

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Also the former governor of Kano State, Senator Kabiru Gaya, APC, South who us aspiring for the position  of Deputy Senate President has arrived the Lobby. He arrived 7.45am.  

In the meantime, the Independent National Electoral Commission has schedule a crucial meeting for Tuesday to review the recent federal High court in Abuja judgement, ordering it to issue Certificate of return to the embattled Okorocha.

Details later… 

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