There is currently heavy security presence at the National Assembly as the complex is set to receive President Muhammadu Buhari for the year 2020 budget presentation.
Men of the Department of State Services, Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps and Sergeant-at-arms were present at all entry points to restrict access into the premises.
Apart from lawmakers and those accompanying the president, only accredited workers and journalists are allowed in.
Banks and other businesses are to close shop today.
The budget presentation is set for 2:00 pm and will be done in the chamber of the House of Representatives.
Obasanjo Donates His Hilltop Residence As Isolation Centre For Coronavirus
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has donated his former residence at the Presidential Hilltop, Abeokuta, Ogun State as an isolation centre for victims of the dreaded Coronavirus disease.
Obasanjo’s media assistant Kehinde Akinyemi who confirmed the development, said the 32-room apartment located off the Presidential Boulevard in Oke Sari, Abeokuta has been handed over to the Ogun State government for immediate take over. The apartment also has a standby generator.
“And I think those who can in one way or another assist in this situation should do so.”
COVID-19: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari Allegedly In Critical Condition In A UK Hospital
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari is allegedly receiving treatment at a private medical facility in the UK after testing positive for Coronavirus.
Recall the viral leaked audio of a woman revealing the plans of the presidency to fly President Buhari and Abba Kyari out of the country to seek medical aid abroad as the health facilities in the federation can’t cater for the medical needs of the Nigerian leaders.
A report obtained from RootstvNigeria suggests that the CoS, Abba Kyari has been sighted at Wellington Hospital in London.
Wellington Hospital is the largest independent hospital in the United Kingdom, and part of HCA International hospital group.
The source further revealed that the “President’s Chief-of-Staff is receiving medical attention at Wellington Hospital but his medical condition is deteriorating having tested positive to COVID-19.” the source said.
Just after Nigeria recorded its first case of the deadly virus in February 2020, Abba Kyari had visited Germany and Egypt in company of the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman where they met Siemens officials over the power deal signed with the company.