Nigerian Senate Informs President Tinubu of Readiness to Receive Executive Communication

…By Larry John for TDPel Media. The Nigerian Senate has conveyed its preparedness to receive official communication from the executive arm of the government following its inauguration.

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This announcement was made by Senate President Godswill Akpabio after an executive session that lasted over three hours.

In a letter addressed to President Bola Tinubu, the Senate informed him that a quorum had been formed in the 10th Senate and that the Presiding Officers had been elected.

Additionally, the Senate adopted a motion to send congratulatory letters to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives regarding their election, while also notifying them of the election of the President and Deputy President of the Senate.

Furthermore, Akpabio announced that the Senate had dispatched similar communications to the House of Representatives, the African Union, the ECOWAS Parliament, and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, among others.

During the Wednesday plenary, Deputy Senate President Barau Jibrin moved the motion to write to the President, stating that a quorum of the Senate had assembled and providing the details of the elected Presiding Officers, namely Senator Godswill Akpabio representing Akwa-Ibom North-West, and Senator Barau Jibrin representing Kano North.

The motion also included sending congratulatory messages to the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as informing various international parliamentary bodies about the assembly of a quorum in the 10th National Assembly, expressing the Senate’s readiness to receive any communication.

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The international bodies mentioned in the motion included the African Union (AU), Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), ECOWAS Parliament, Pan African Parliament, and Association of Senate, Shoora, and Equivalent Council in Africa and the Arab World.

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