Buhari Proclaims Ninth National Assembly. First Session To Hold On June 11
President Muhammadu Buhari has proclaimed the Ninth National Assembly open Westerndailynews leant
This comes less than a week after his swearing in for a second term.
Earlier, President Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo took oath of office at the Eagle Square, Abuja, May 29.
In a letter of proclamation personally signed by him and obtained on Monday, Buhari said the first session of the ninth assembly will hold on Tuesday, June 11, at 10am.
“Whereas it is provided in section 64(3) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) that the person elected as president shall have power to issue a proclamation for the holding of the first session of the national assembly immediately after his being sworn-in.
“Now, therefore, I. Muhammadu Buhari, President, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in exercise of the powers bestowed upon me by section 64(3) aforesaid, and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf; hereby proclaim that the first session of the Ninth (9th) National Assembly shall hold at 10:00am on Tuesday, 11th June, 2019, in the National Assembly, Abuja.
“Given under my hand and the public seal of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at Abuja, this 30th day of May, 2019.”