Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have sorrounded the National Assembly complex gates. The stern looking officers of the service, in their numbers, blocked the main gate as early as 6:00am.
The reason for the deployment of security could not be ascertained at the time of this report.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, had schelduled a meeting of the leadership of the National Assembly for today, with the view to reconvening the Senate to consider the request of President Muhammadu Buhari on the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The DSS operatives have said they are working on “orders from above”.