The National Assembly on Tuesday, June 5, issued a warning to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he must be held accountable for the actions of his appointees and must be ready to sanction those that carry out any act that will ridicule or endanger the country and democracy.
This is coming after the National Assembly held a joint session in the chambers of the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Both legislative chambers met behind closed doors to discuss the political tension in the country.
At the end of the session, Senate president Bukola Saraki announced that security agencies must be given marching orders to contain all the sustained killings of Nigerians and protect the lives and properties of Nigerians as this is the primary duty for any responsible government.
The joint executive session which began at 12.33 pm came to an end at 3:25pm.
NAIJ.com previously reported that a joint session to discuss the political tension in the country was convened between the Senate and the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, June 5.
The decision to hold the meeting was taken following a separate meeting which was held by some members of the National Assembly on Monday, June 4, The Cable reports.
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