President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening met with the principal officials of the National Assembly at the State House in Abuja.

At the meeting were the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representative, Hon Yakubu Dogara, House Leader, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila, and some other members of the National Assembly.

muhammadu buhari and national assembly leaders

At the meeting, discussion was also focused on the 2018 budget which has not been passed by the two chambers four months after it was presented to a joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.

While Nigerians await the passage of the budget, the National Assembly has raised raised an observation that there were some questions and inputs which they still expected from some MDAs to respond to and make.

muhammadu buhari and Femi Gbajabiamila and nationa

But the Executive arm of government through President Buhari's Special Adviser on National Assembly Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, said that areas where the lawmakers raised questions had been responded to. 

Nigerians do not really know why the budget is still hanging, but it is expected that after the meeting of Thursday, all grey areas must have been addressed.

muhammadu buhari and national assembly leaders
muhammadu buhari and Femi Gbajabiamila and nationa
muhammadu buhari and national assembly leaders