The management of the the nation’s legislative institution has put the wheels in motion for the induction of the 469 federal lawmakers-elect next month in order to prepare for the June inauguration of the 10th National Assembly.
The induction programs for federal lawmakers will begin on Sunday, May 7, 2023, for batch A, while those in batch B will have theirs from May 14 to May 20, 2023, according to a statement signed by the chairman of the subcommittee on media and publicity, Ali Barde Umoru, in Abuja on Thursday night.
As stated in the announcement, the Clerk of the National Assembly (CNA), Alhaji Sani Magaji Tambuwal, said that the necessary machinery, including central and subcommittee committees, had been put in place to ensure a smooth induction. applications for all the federal lawmakers-elect.
The statement disclosed that the objective of the induction/ inauguration exercise 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 titled: NASS MGT READY FOR INDUCTION, INAUGURATION OF SENATORS,
MEMBERS-ELECT”, 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 MembersElect 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) is 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 program as well as the formal inauguration of the 10th Assembly, has the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly (DCNA), Barrister Kamoru Ogunlana as Chairman.”