State Of Emergency: House To Reconvene Today

House To Reconvene Today

The House of Representatives is expected to reconvene today to discuss President Goodluck Jonathan’s request to extend the State of Emergency in the north eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal had directed the House to reconvene today after it adjourned sitting of its plenary on 28th of October to 3rd December 2014 to allow members of the House carry out pre – budget oversight activities in preparation for the 2015 budget and also to meet the political calendar of all the political parties.

This adjournment was unanimously approved by all the principal officers of the House without dissent and the motion was moved by Mulikat- Adeola Akande, the Majority Leader.