House to Hold Emergency Plenary

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Updated January 9, 2012

Lawmakers in the lower chamber are not unmindful of the happenings in the country and are cutting short their recess to hold an emergency plenary session on Sunday the 8th of January to address what they term as important issues.

Hoise of Reps

Speaking with journalists in Abuja ,Chief Whip of the House, Isiaka Bawa and the Minority Whip, Samson Osagie, say the leadership of the House feels the emergency sitting is necessary and is in accordance with the House order 5 (18) sub rule 2 of the rules of the House .

The Principal Officers say as representatives of the people, they feel obliged to cut short their holiday and discuss the state of the nation.

Some of these issues include the removal of petroleum subsidy by President Goodluck Jonathan and the impeding strike action by the Labour Union.