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Osinbajo VP meets Saraki, Dogara over Buhari’s $30bn loan request

Saraki, the Senate President and Dogara, the House of Representatives Speaker, arrived at Osinbajo’s office at about 2pm, reports say.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is in a meeting with National Assembly leaders, Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara in connection with a loan request earlier made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Saraki, the Senate President and Dogara, the House of Representatives Speaker, arrived at Osinbajo’s office at about 2pm, reports say.

Buhari had urged the National Assembly to grant a $30bn foreign loan request to ensure adequate funding of the 2016 budget.

The request, which has been severely criticized by prominent citizens, was rejected by the Assembly.

ALSO READ: Buhari holds secret meeting with Saraki

Buhari has held two meetings with Saraki since the rejection but no details were released.

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