House Of Reps Postpones Resumption from Recess To December 16
The controversial recess embarked upon by members of the House of Representatives scheduled to end on December 3 has been postponed.
According to a statement by the Clerk to the House, Mr M.A Sani-Omolori, the House is now to resume for legislative duties on December 16.
The statement by the clerk reads in part “This is to notify Members of The House of Representatives that the resumption of the House from recess earlier scheduled for 3rdDecember 2014 has been postponed. The House will now resume on Tuesday 16th December, 2014 at 10am.
“The Leadership of the House of Representatives took note of the adjustment in the calendar of the political parties and took the decision for the postponement to allow Members of the House participate in the forthcoming Primaries of their political parties”, the terse statement stated.
The speaker of the House, Hon. Aminu Tanbuwal had on October 28, adjourned the sitting of the house until December 3, shortly after announcing his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (PAC.
An attempt to resume plenary to discuss the extension of the state of emergency requested by President Goodluck Jonathan was met with a siege by the Nigerian police.
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