Buhari ignores National Assembly as Malami downplays NASS’ power.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday snubbed the invitation of the House of Representatives.
The House had on December 1, invited Buhari to address them over the issue of security challenges bedevilling the country.
Reacting, Buhari’s aid, Lauretta Onochie had confirmed that Buhari will today, Thursday, address a joint session of the National Assembly
But, the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami had faulted the invitation, saying the lawmakers had no powers to invite Buhari.
However, Buhari was absent as the House of Representatives commenced plenary, on Thursday.
Commenting on Buhari’s absence, a member from Rivers State, Solomon Bob, in a point of order, urged Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila to update the House on the subject matter.
Responding, Gbajabiamila said the House would wait for official communication from the President.