Shock, drama as Senate holds plenary amidst leaking roof



By Haruna Salami

Amid the early morning rain on Tuesday, the Senate lobby of the National Complex was filled with water leaking from the roof. Cleaners were seen battling control water from flowing into the Chambers.

The leakage baffled visitors and Senators coming into the Senate chambers at about 11.00 am as they wondered where such amount of water coming from.

senators also stood see the leaking water as the cleaners were trying control just as were busy pictures.

It will recalled that the sum of N37 billion was budgeted for the of the complex in the 2020 budget which elicited wild reactions from the including the Civil Organisations, CSOs.

The controversy that trailed the budget which was considered too outrageous led its reduction, but it wasn’t approved by the Federal Executive Council.

The National Assembly complex is the property of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA which is responsible for its too.

However, the of the lobby, Senate President, Lawan entered the chambers at exactly 11.00 am to preside over the plenary.