The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to address the House on the security challenges across the country.
Recall that the House had on Tuesday resolved to invite Mr Buhari to address lawmakers on the lingering security situations in parts of the country.
Addressing State House correspondents on Wednesday after meeting Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Speaker said the president would honour their invitation.
According to him, the date of the address will soon be made public.
Mr Gbajabiamila said: “We came here to see the President, he was ever so willing to listen as typical of Mr. President the usual democrat that he is.
“And what we basically sought was to convey the resolution of the House and to fix a date, which we did not fix out of respect for Mr. President, and his very tight schedule when a date will be convenient, we have agreed on a date he will meet with the House to address the situation.
“We will communicate the date to you, he is a perfect democrat and he will come to the House to address members and it will be in the nearest future.
“He is coming to talk to Nigerians through the House. You know the House as we have it, as it is constituted, all of Nigeria is present in the House, every single constituency in this country is represented in the House. You shouldn’t look at it as Mr. President talking to the House, he is talking to Nigerians through their representatives,” he said.