President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening called Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, from the United Kingdom where he is vacationing.
The President called the Speaker at around 9pm Wednesday evening and the two leaders spoke for five minutes, the speaker’s office said in a statement to TheSimonAtebaNews.
“Although the President and the Speaker discussed many national issues, much of the time was devoted on how the Executive and the Legislature can work together to ensure food security for Nigerians,” the statement read.
Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to the Speaker, Mr. Turaki Hassan, confirmed that the two leaders spoke.
“As the Rt. Hon. Speaker twitter via his official twitter handle @YakubDogara, Mr. President called him at around 9pm Tuesday evening and they spoke for about five minutes.”
“They discussed many national issues including ways of ensuring food security for Nigerians,” Hassan said.
Mr. Buhari, on Thursday at the Abuja House in London, met with Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress and well as the former chairman of the APC, Mr. Bisi Akande.