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April 26, 20202min1020

House to resume sitting after Covid-19 recess

The House of Representatives has sent out notices to members to resume plenary after an abrupt recess that was induced by the outbreak of coronavirus.

The notice which began circulation on Sunday evening and signed by the clerk of the House, Patrick Giwa, members are to resume on the 28th of April, 2020.

In the notice sent out to members, it said members would be guided by the “Covid-19 guidelines the Federal Government and the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, and additional guidelines developed by the House.”

It informed that legislative aides and staff are to keep away until further notice.

The notice reads, “This is to inform all members of the House of Representatives that the House would resume plenary session on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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

“The Covid-19 guidelines approved by the Federal Government and the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and additional guidelines developed by the House would be sent to members’ pigeon holes for collection on resumption.

“Staff and members’ aides to work from home and would be notified when needed in the office for any special assignment.”

Daily Mail reports the House went in recess on March 20th as guidelines and efforts began to curtail the spread of the virus.

 

 

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