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Reps postpone resumption to January 30

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The House of Representatives has announced an extension of its ongoing recess till January 30.

The house had earlier gone on break on December 30, 2023, shortly after passing the 2024 Appropriation Bill, it was announced that January 23, 2024 will be the resumption date.

The House spokesman, Akin Rotimi, in a statement on Sunday said, “the lawmakers have an extra week to resume, following an official communication from the Clerk of the House, Yahaya Danzaria.

In his statement, he said: “I am directed to inform members that the resumption date for both the Senate and House of Representatives has been shifted upwards from Tuesday, January 23, 2024 (earlier announced) to Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 11 am prompt. All inconveniences are regretted.”

The House had since its inauguration in June 2023, considered a wide range of issues, economic growth, health care, infrastructure development, education, peace and security and many other crucial issues in the development of the country, with the instrumentality of robust debates, collaboration, and sheer dedication to its constitutional responsibilities.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, at a special session held on 30 December, Abbas Tajudeen, lauded the dedication, unity of purpose, and willingness of his colleagues to engage in constructive debates instrumental in the legislative outputs recorded since the inauguration of the House. He is optimistic that with more collaboration, Nigeria will surmount her challenges.

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