AWKA — Anambra State House of Assembly has proceeded on its yearly recess, which announcement was made at the end of today’s plenary session. The recess is in line with legislative practice every year, in which lawmakers take out time to refresh and reflect, as well as attend to other private or family affairs.
For this year, the state Assembly will be proceeding to recess from their training in South Africa, which equally is in order of legislative culture. The training expected to last for a little over a week comes up next week after which they will go on with this year’s recess.
According to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor announced the recess and training, due for the coming week at today’s sitting; the House of Assembly is still open for legislative business. But he remarked that considering that House members will not be around, major legislative works and processes, including committee work, have been suspended, till the resumption of House members. However, members of the public can still be attended to as the staffers of the institution are still on duty, the Speaker said.
The resumption date as announced by the Majority Leader, Hon. Nnamdi Okafor is October 4, 2022. That is to say that the House will not be on duty for exactly two months.