NASS begins induction for senators, members – elect May 7

Ahead of inauguration of the 10th National Assembly in June, the management of the federal parliament has set machinery in motion for induction of the 469 federal lawmakers – elect next month.

Induction programmes for the federal lawmakers as outlined in  a statement signed by the Chairman of sub – committee on Media and Publicity , Ali  Barde Umoru, in Abuja on Thursday , will commence on Sunday , May 7  , 2023 for batch A while those in batch B , will have theirs from May 14 to May 20, 2023 .

The Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA) , Alhaji  Sani Magaji Tambuwal,  as disclosed  in the statement, he had  put all the required machineries on ground in terms of central and sub- committeess for seamless induction programmes for all the federal lawmakers – elect .

Objectives of the induction / inauguration exercise,  the statement added , is to expose  Senators and Members-Elect to the functions of the National Assembly, its Practices  and Procedures as well as the services available to them.

The statement reads in part: “Following the conclusion of the Presidential and National Assembly  elections, and the formal release of the authentic list of Senators and Honourable Members-elect by the Independent National Electoral  Commission (INEC), the Management of the National Assembly, in conjunction with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic studies (NILDS) is now fully prepared for the induction of the Members Elect of the 10th Assembly ahead of the inauguration in June 2023.

“The Induction programme, which will be held in two batches, is scheduled to commence from the 7th to 13th of May 2023 with Batch A, while Batch ‘’B’’ will hold from May 14th to May 20th , 2023.

“The objectives of the Induction/Inauguration exercise is to expose  Members-Elect to the functions of the National Assembly, its Practices  and Procedures as well as the services available to them.

“As part of the efforts to ensure a very successful Induction/  Inauguration exercise, the Management led by the Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Alh.Sani Magaji Tambawal has constituted a Central  Planning Committee (CPC) made up of all the Secretaries in the National  Assembly Service. Membership was also drawn from the National

Assembly Service Commission (NASC) and the National Institute for  Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS).

“The CPC, which is at the helm of the planning and implementation of  the induction programme as well as the formal inauguration of the 10th Assembly, has the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly (DCNA), Barrister Kamoru Ogunlana as Chairman”

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