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General News of Wednesday, 7 June 2023


LIVESTREAMED: Reps hold valedictory session

Nigeria's House of Representatives Nigeria's House of Representatives

Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly slated for next Tuesday, June 13, the House of Representatives is currently holding a valedictory session at the HOR Chambers.

Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila is expected to deliver his valedictory speech while principal officers of the House will present goodwill messages.

Gbajabiamila, who was elected for a sixth consecutive term in the February/March general elections, recently accepted an appointment from President Bola Tinubu as his Chief of Staff.

Channels Television reports that the inauguration of the 10th assembly will also feature contributions and goodwill messages by members, former presiding officers of the House, and former Clerks to the National Assembly.

He said during the session, members of the 9th House would be presented with their certificates of membership by the Speaker of the House.

Programme of Event:

- Opening Prayers
- National Anthem
- Rt. Hon. Speaker’s Speech
- Goodwill Messages By The Principal Officers
- Contributions By Members
- Goodwill Message By any Former Presiding Officer-
- Message By any Former Clerk To The
- National Assembly
- Presentation of Certificates of Membership From 2019 – 2023 By the Rt. Hon. Speaker
- National Anthem
- Closing Prayers
- Photo Session
- Refreshment
- Departures

The event will have in attendance former Presiding Officers, Leadership and Clerks.