Senate to resume plenary Tuesday ― Clerk

Lawmakers of the upper legislative chamber in the National Assembly will on Tuesday resume plenary to attend to legislative duties, Clerk of the Senate, Nelson Ayewoh has said.

The notice of the plenary resumption posted on the Facebook account of the Senate read that “this is to inform all Distinguished Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that the Senate will resume in Plenary on Tuesday, 5th May, 2020.”

The Memo announcing the resumption, signed by Clerk of the national Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, was posted late Friday night on the National Assembly Facebook page.

The Memo exempts aides of senators who are to work from home while National Assembly staff will resume supporting the legislators as they carry out their duties.

According to the letter of the notice on resumption, “Distinguished Senators are by this notice expected to sit in plenary on Tuesday, 5‘” May, 2020 at 10.00 am prompt.

“Staff and Senators’ aides are to work from home and they will be notified when needed in the Office for any special assignment.

“This would be the second plenary session by the Senate since it returned from the break it took as a measure to contain the pandemic as the nation shut down.

“Security at the Senate was tight on Tuesday 28th April 2020 when the Senate resumed from it’s COVID 19 break as a measure to contain the virus.”

 

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