The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, say the National Assembly cannot be intimidated to  abandon its mandate. 
 
They were speaking to  a group of pro-national assembly protesters,.
 
The National Assembly leaders, through their representatives at the rally, Senators Olamilekan Adeola, Samuel Anyanwu and Abdufatai Buhari, addressed the protesters.