As President Muhammadu Buhari presents the 2019 Appropriation Bill to the legislature today, the atmosphere at the National Assembly is reportedly calm.
According to PUNCH, the President is scheduled to arrive at 11am and lay the budget before a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives.
It was gathered that officials of the Nigeria Police and operatives of the Department of State Services are spearheading security operations in and around the complex.
Presidential Guards Brigade, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others, are also on the ground.
The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori, was in the House chamber to conduct a rehearsal for the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, who will guide Buhari on his movement and presentation in the chamber.
Security operatives conducted multiple checks at each of the gates on the premises.