The leadership of the both chambers of the National Assembly has postponed the resumption of plenary earlier scheduled for Tuesday, the nineteenth of February, to Tuesday, the twenty-sixth of February.
A statement by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Mohammed Sani-Omolori, on Sunday, explained that the shift in the resumption date was due to the postponement of the Presidential/National Assembly elections.
The Senate had on the twenty-fourth of January, adjourned plenary till Feb. 19, to enable preparations for the Feb. 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Senate did not consider the 2019 Appropriation Bill before it proceeded on the break. It however passed the Minimum Wage Bill through first and second reading.