Senate Adjourns Plenary Till Next Year
The Nigerian Senate has adjourned its plenary till January 16, 2019 after the motion for adjournment that was moved by the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, after Thursday’s plenary.
Senate Leader moves that all items on the order paper be stood down to another legislative day. Minority Leader seconds.
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While moving the motion, Mr Lawan thanked opposition colleagues, staff of the National Assembly, journalists and others ‘who made 2018 successful’.
The motion was seconded by FCT Senator, Philip Aduda.
The Presiding Officer, Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, wished Nigerians a happy Christmas and urged them to drive safely.
The lawmakers thereafter adopted the motion through a voice vote.
Naija News recalls the Senators had earlier approved the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owosanoye as the ICPC chairman as well as confirmed 8 other members of the commission.