Senate embarks on eight weeks recess

The Nigerian Senate has suspended plenary for eight weeks to enable lawmakers embark on their annual recess.

The lawmakers will resume on September 15.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, announced this at the end of Wednesday’s plenary which lasted for over six hours.

Prior to the adjournment, he mandated all committees to continue their work with ministries, departments and agencies.

He also urged the Senate committees on oil and gas to work with relevant petroleum agencies in preparation for the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill.

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