The first legislative week was filled with mixed emotions from lawmakers.
The senators had resumed from a five-week break with many promises and utmost zeal to tackle issues of urgent national importance.
Prior to its resumption on Tuesday, the Senate President met with journalists and disclosed some issues which he said will be prioritised in the upper chamber. Top among the issues are insecurity, Electoral Amendment Bill, Petroleum Industry Bill, among others.
Below are highlights of the Senate’s activities last week.
– The lawmakers resumed plenary on a sober note as they had to adjourn to mourn a member of the House of Representatives, Muhammadu Gawo, who died on December 31. The adjournment was sequel to an executive session which lasted for about an hour – where…