Buhari to host 109 senators to dinner Tuesday, security tops agenda


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday host all the 109 senators to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Ezrel Tabiowo, Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the dinner will hold at 8pm, noting that the senators will use the occasion to discuss with the president the spate of insecurity in the country.

The Senate President’s spokesperson stated that the meeting and dinner is been organised following a request by the leadership of the upper chamber to meet with the president.

The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari will tonight at 8pm meet with the 109 Senators of the National Assembly.

“The scheduled meeting between members of the upper chamber and President Buhari was conveyed in a letter received from the State House and read during plenary by President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

“The Senate on April 27, 2021, reached a resolution for the leadership of the upper chamber to schedule a meeting with the President to enable all 109 Senators meet with him to discuss the issue of insecurity in the country.

“The invitation letter for the scheduled meeting between the President and members of the upper chamber reads, “I write to inform the Distinguished President of the Senate, that President Muhammadu Buhari will host a dinner of Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Tuesday, 13th July, 2021, at 8pm 20:00 hrs.

“The venue is at the State House Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.”


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