N’Assembly shifts resumption over renovation – TrendyNewsReporters

N’Assembly shifts resumption over renovation


THE National Assembly has, again, postponed the resumption of plenary till April 30, to allow for the full renovation of both main chambers.

The Senate and the House of Representatives had earlier shifted resumption after its Easter and Eid recess to April 23, but on Thursday, the plenary resumption was rescheduled.

The notice of postponement of resumption by the Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze, also stated that lawmakers would be resuming to the main chambers.

Both Houses moved to temporary chambers in September 2022, after the commencement, in July 2022, of renovation work on their hallowed chambers by Visible Construction Company Nigeria Limited.

The notice read: “Distinguished senators are hereby respectfully informed that resumption of plenary, which was earlier postponed to Tuesday 23rd April 2024, has further been postponed to Tuesday, 30th April 2024 at 11 am.’’

“Kindly note that the plenary sitting will be held at the main chamber of the Senate. All inconveniences this postponement may cause distinguished senators are highly regretted, please.”

Similarly, a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Media, Akin Rotimi, said the House would reconvene on April 30, to allow lawmakers to complete the constitution review process.

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