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May 29: Tinubu to Address National Assembly Joint Session


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is set to address a joint sitting of the National Assembly (NASS) on Wednesday.

Clerk to the National Assembly, Sani Tambawal, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

He said the president would deliver a speech on the state of the nation and commission the newly constructed NASS Library.

The statement reads, “This is to inform Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members that as part of the event to commemorate 25 years of unbroken democracy and Legislature in Nigeria, there will be a joint sitting of both the Senate and the House of Representatives on Wednesday, 29 May 2024.

“President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR will address the joint sitting on State of the Nation and also commission the National Assembly Library.”

Tambawal, who emphasized the importance of the event, urged senators and members of the House of Representatives to be seated by 9 am.

President Tinubu’s address comes as he marks his first anniversary in office, having been sworn in on May 29, 2023; and Nigerians also mark 25 years of democratic rule after long spells of military rule.

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