The Nigerian upper house, Senate on Tuesday closed down all activities for two weeks following the outbreak of the deadly pandemic COVIC- 19, that is ravaging the world.
Senator Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate, announced the closure after a plenary session held behind closed doors that lasted from 10.50 am to 12 pm. The Senate according to Lawan will resume plenary 7th of April, 2020.
Recall that the Upper Chamber had last week announced a partial Closure of its gallery and stoppage of public hearing from today following the trend of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and the society.
E also hinted that there will no longer be excursions to the Senate by Nigerian students or any form of visit to the upper chamber.