The Nigerian Senate has adjourned plenary till Tuesday, 28th February, 2023, days after the presidential elections.
Premium Politics reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission fixed the 25th of February for the President and National Assembly Elections.
This was disclosed in a tweet on the verified Twitter handle of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday.
“Senate Leader, Senator Ibrahim Gobir moves that Plenary be adjourned till another legislative day.
“Minority Leader, Senator Isa, Shuaibu Lau seconds. Plenary is adjourned to Tuesday, 28th February, 2023,” the statement read.
Premium Politics reports that the senate had just resumed plenary from a three-week break after it adjourned plenary on December 28, 2022
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, last week said that it would adjourn plenary to allow lawmakers to have time for campaigns for the forthcoming elections.
Lawan noted that the break would enable lawmakers contesting for various offices during the general elections to carry out necessary campaigns in their various constituencies.