The meeting was at the behest of President Muhammadu Buhari. This may probably be a move likely to help calm a house frayed for weeks by leadership tussle. The house has been racked by leadership tussle since its inauguration June 9.
Buba Jibrin (Northcentral) was announced as Deputy Majority Leader, while Alhassan Doguwa (Northwest) was announced as Chief Whip and Pally Iriase (Southsouth) is Deputy Whip.
In the same vein, Leo Ogor emerged Minority Leader; Chukwuma Onyema, deputy Minority Whip; and Yakubu Umar, the Minority Whip.