COVID-19: Senate suspends public hearing, shuts gallery


Nigerian Senate has suspended all public hearings from next week Tuesday as a precautionary measure to check the spread of Coronavirus.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, made the announcement on Thursday after a closed-door session which lasted nearly two hours.

He said all forms of public hearing and excursion of students to the Senate have been suspended till further notice.

Senator Lawan also stated that the Senate gallery will be shut down to all categories of visitors as well as excursions to the National Assembly complex.

More details to follow….



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