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This was as the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC published the names of All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Aspirant, Godswill Akpabio as the party’s candidate for Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial District, and Ibrahim Shekarau as candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP for Kano Central Senatorial District, despite having defected from the NNPP about a month ago.

The Director of Information, National Assembly, Rawlings Agada, confirmed the fire in a statement titled: ‘Reported Fire Incident at the House of Representatives New Wing Today, Thursday, August 11, 2022, in the National Assembly Complex.’  issued Thursday night,

Some members of the upper legislative chamber led by PDP Senate minority leader, Philip Aduda, on Wednesday, raised a point of order on the floor of the Senate on the need to discuss the rising insecurity in the country, particularly the threat by terrorists to storm Abuja and kidnap President Buhari and Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-rufai.

Abe, who disclosed this when he appeared on a live programme of the African Independent Television (AIT), over the weekend, insisted that the future of Rivers State is more important to the people of the state than the pleasure of any individual.

If this happened, the Legislative organ of government should largely be blamed.  Firstly, for failing to invoke the doctrine of checks and balances to ensure the President discharges his statutory obligations in line with national interest and aspirations. Secondly, for failing to halt breach of federal character principle by the President.  Thirdly, for failing to interrogate the Executive for sliding economic indices, worsening corruption, rising insecurity, capital flight, mounting loans, multiple tax burden, unemployment, and decaying infrastructure, including poor electricity and education.