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New members of National Assembly commence induction

27 April 2015, 19:56

Abuja - Senators-elect and members of the House of Representatives-elect have started their inaugural induction ahead of the June inauguration of the Eight Assembly, Daily Independent reports.

Speaking at the opening of the event, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, said the induction was meant to impact on the legislators the rudiments of leadership.

He stressed that there was the need to carry the members of states Assembly along to ensure that they are adequately equipped on the roles expected of them.

Also read: 79 senators, 229 Reps lose bids to return to National Assembly

In his speech, the Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Mekasua, said the induction was to acquaint the legislators with the basic knowledge to function.

He said the exercise attracts diplomats and senior legislative officers who will engage them on parliamentary immunities, security and governance, among others.

Read more at Daily Independent

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