Breaking: NASS invites President Buhari over recession

The Nigerian National Assembly on October 6 has decided to invite President Muhammadu Buhari over the economic recession.

 NASS invites President Buhari

The NASS asked the president to address the legislature on efforts being made by incumbent government on the current economic recession.

The Senate passed the motion on Thursday in agreement with the House of Representatives.

 The summon was after a common yes vote after it was put into vote by Senate president Bukola Saraki who presided over yesterday’s plenary session.



Nigeria officially entered a recession at the end of August for the first time in more than two decades. The country is facing an economic crisis largely due to attacks on the gas and oil facilities in Niger Delta.

Oil production has plummeted as militants in the Niger Delta have blown up pipelines, while the cost of oil has more than halved since 2014 and remains at below $50 per barrel at present.

With the summon, President Buhari who would address a joint session of the NASS, would intimate the legislators on his government’s plans to get Nigeria out of the present economic recession that at the moment, biting Nigerians.

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