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Heavy security ahead of NASS leadership election


Security operatives have barred vehicles from entering into the National Assembly Complex ahead of today’s election of principal officers of both legislative chambers.

All the entry points into the complex are manned by operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) police and other security agencies.

The SGF entry point close to the Complex that was partially opened was barricaded by security operatives at the annex axis of the Complex as motorists were asked to use the main entry point.


The main entry point on Shehu Shagari road too was barricaded as motorists were asked to disembark and park outside.

Ahmed Lawan representing Yobe North Constituency and Ali Ndume, representing Borno South, both on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are seeking to be the president of the 9th Senate.

While Femi Gbajabiamila and Bago are running neck for the position of the Speaker of the 9th House of Representatives.


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