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Senate adjourns plenary for elections

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The Senate, on Wednesday, adjourned plenary till February 28, 2023.

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The recess was to enable lawmakers partake in electioneering campaigns ahead of the February 25th Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan, who announced the adjournment during plenary, said the Red chamber would start its recess from Wednesday.

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The elections of the National Assembly (members) together with that of the President, will take place on Feb. 25. It is our prayer and hope that those of us who are going to participate in the national assembly elections in the senate, that God Almighty will be on our side.

“This is because we need to have those who will provide institutional memory to be around. The casualties have always been too heavy and too expensive for our country and for democracy in Nigeria. That is not to say that Nigerians should not have the way they want to elect their members of the national assembly. But it pays to retain parliamentarians if they are doing their job well”, he said.

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