Abuja - The Senate on Wednesday threatened to shut down its sitting if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails top conclude the outstanding elections in Rivers State by December 10.
The Senate's threat is coming just a day after the House of Representatives ordered the commission to conclude the legislative rerun elections in Rivers and Anambra State.
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The Senate's decision to suspend plenary follows the unanimous adoption of a motion under matters of urgent public importance sponsored by Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume.
- News 24