The Leaderships of both the Senate and House of Representatives today been meeting at an emergency and a closed door session in Abuja.
The Special Assistant to the Senate President on International Relations Mr Bankole Omisore had summoned the meeting through a Twitter handle.
Mr Bankole Omisore in the Twitter handle disclosed that the Leadership of the two houses would be briefed by the Chairman of the INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu on the already submitted budget for the 2019 general elections.
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The Presidency as well as the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC had expressed worries that the National Assembly had gone on two month vacation without attending to very urgent legislative matters including approval for INEC budget for next year general election coming up in six month time.
There had been insinuations that the National Assembly Leadership had been avoiding plenary sessions to avoid a possible change in the leaderships of both houses as a result of defections from one party to another especially by the National Assembly top shorts including the Senate President and Bukola Saraki and his counterpart in the House of Representatives, Speaker Dogara.
The outcome of the emergency meeting and INEC briefings are being awaited.