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National Assembly Resumes After Long Break

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The National Assembly has resumed after it’s long break which it embarked upon on the 24th of July 2018.

Most of the lawmakers where however absent this morning as the National Assembly is quite scanty of lawmakers.

Also, there is a rejig of the security as more police officers and police trucks were sighted.

More security men in unidentified uniform were also on the ground with strict instructions not to allow unauthorised persons into the National Assembly

OkayNG.com recalls that the National Assembly embarked on its annual recess on July 24 amidst controversies of defection and preparation for party primaries.

It was scheduled to resume on September 25, but this was postponed to October 9 due to the parties primaries.

Before the break there were some pending issues of national interest before parliament include the approval of a supplementary budget to fund the 2018 budget and the 2019 general elections.

The supplementary funds would enable the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to commence preparations for the 2019 polls.

Also pending are several key appointments for the EFCC, ICPC, Deputy CBN Governor and AMCON, among others.

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Farouk Mohammed
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Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (OkayNG.com). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on OkayNG.com.

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