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General News of Wednesday, 7 June 2023


Mr Speaker, listen - Gbajabiamila laughs at valedictory session as Reps member cracks funny joke

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Alagbaoso Jerry, the Federal Representative representing Orlu/Oru East/Orsu constituency in the 9th National Assembly made a joke that threw the house in joyous mode at the valedictory session for the ninth assembly.

Jerry who assumed the floor to speak at the end held at the Green Chamber described the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila as a good leader who will be missed in the house.

The Green Chamber will close on Thursday, June 8.

On Thursday, Gbajabiamila hinted at the schedule of activities for the week.

He said, “The Clerk (to the House, Yahaya Danzaria) has just reminded me, which we were supposed to announce today at the end of the sitting. The Clerk has just reminded me that our valedictory is for Tuesday while Senate’s is for Wednesday.

“Our valedictory session is for Tuesday and Senate’s is for Wednesday. So, I think those matters can come on Wednesday. We will adjourn the House (sine die) on Wednesday or Thursday. Leave Tuesday free and all the others can come up on Wednesday and Thursday.”

The 10th Assembly is billed for inauguration on June 13, 2023, when a new set of presiding officers will be either adopted or elected.

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