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Nigeria’s Federal lawmakers to will on Tuesday 28th April,  2020 resume sitting after one month’s break due to coronavirus outbreak.
This was contained in a memo  addressed to the members of the House by the Clerk to the lower chamber,  Mr.   Patrick Giwa.

 
The memo indicated that all members are to resume plenary on 28th April,  2020 under strict conditions issued by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as precautionary measures against coronavirus pandemic.

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The memo noted that legislators are to resume plenary without their aides until precautionary  measures are put in place against COVID-19.


The memo reads:


“This is to inform all Members of the House of Representatives that the House will now resume plenary session on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at am/">10.am.


“Members are advised to take note of the new date of resumption, please.

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“The Covid-19 Guidelines approved by the Federal Government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and additional Guidelines developed by the House will be sent to Members’ pigeon holes for collection on resumption.


“Staff and Members’ Aides are to work from home and will be notified when needed in the office for any special assignment.


Also, Senator Ajibola Bashir representing Osun Central Senatorial district on his Twitter handle said,  Senate will reconvene for legislative business on same date and time.

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Details of  Senators’ support staff who will be allowed to resume with them haven’t been released at the time of filing this report. 


Meanwhile, the NASS management have confirmed that the National Assembly complex has been fumigated and decontaminated against the virus, while the management were working to install equipment and test kits against  the pandemic before the full resumption of legislative activities.

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