News Investigators/ President Muhammad Buhari is presenting a budget estimates of N19.76 trillion to the joint session of the National Assembly.
Mr Buhari who spoke after a welcoming address by the President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan, highlighted the progress of performance of his administration in the past 7years, noting that the 2023 budget presentation was the last of his administration.
Mr Buhari’s presence at the National Assembly elicited tight security within and around the Three Arms Zone.
The was a beefed up at the main gates to the NASS Chambers.
A crop of security agents including the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Sergeant at Arms were seen manning the entrances to the complex.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that only accredited journalists with tags, covering the assembly and essential staff of the national assembly were granted access to the building.
NAN also reports that the joint session will begin by 10 a.m at the temporary chamber of the House of Representatives.
More to come…