Nigeria’s House of Representatives set to return to plenary following one-month break, Clerk hints at need to pay attention to urgent legislative issues
The House of Representatives will on Monday, 14th November 2022 resume plenary sessions against its earlier scheduled resumption slated for Tuesday, November 15 2022.
This was contained in a letter signed by Clerk of the House of Representatives, Dr. Yahaya Danzaria and made available to journalists on Thursday.
According to the letter, the resumption is intended to attend to urgent legislative issues. It further appealed to members that all inconveniences this may cause are regrettable.
“This is to inform all Hon Members and the general public that the House of Representatives will resume plenary on Monday 14th November, 2022 at 11:00am as against the 15th earlier announced. This resumption is intended to attend to urgent legislative issues. All inconveniences are regretted.“.
The Green Chamber of the National Assembly had on October 12, adjourned plenary after its adoption of the report on the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) submitted by the House Committee on Finance to enable its standing committees hold Budget Defence Sessions for the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
The move is aimed at speeding up the process of considering the 2023 Appropriation Bill; so as to meet up with the January to December budget cycle.