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Nigerian Senate, House of Reps adjourn plenary indefinitely for fear of coronavirus



2020 budget to be passed on November 28

Following the rising cases of coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has decided to adjourn plenary indefinitely.

This was disclosed by the House Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, in his opening remarks at the plenary of the lawmakers on Tuesday.

The spread of the dreaded virus has continued to increase, especially in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja in recent times.

In his remarks, the Speaker said the House would only consider an economic stimulus bill to protect Nigerians and the economy against the impact of the virus and then shut down till further notice.

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Similarly, the Nigerian Senate has also suspended plenary till further notice over fear of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

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