Buhari directs proclamation of NASS on Tuesday

June 4, 2019
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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Clerk of the National Assembly to carry out proclamation of the Ninth National Assembly on Tuesday.

National Daily learnt that President Buhari’s order was contained in a one-page document titled: ‘Proclamation for The Holding of The First Session Of The 9th National Assembly,’ bearing the president’s seal and signed on May 30.

It was indicated that the President noted that he was proclaiming the Ninth Assembly in line with section 64(3) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As Amended).

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The letter read: “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.
Controversy, however, appeared to have dogged the authenticity of the proclamation document.”

 

 

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