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Ondo lawmakers resume sitting

By Josephine Oguntoyinbo

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Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly will resume sitting today after over two months of recess.

This was contained in a statement by the Clerk of the House, Benjamin Jayeola, who stated that the resumption is at the instance of the Speaker of the House, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun, calling all the State House of Assembly members to resume today.

The Speaker of the House while presiding at a plenary in August informed that members were going for recess to enable them actively concentrate on their constituencies projects, activities and equally allow them to go for medical checkup.

The statement reads, “This is to inform the general public, that all Honourable members will resume back to work on Wednesday, 16th November 2022.

“Plenary sitting is expected to hold on the same day”

Jayeola stated that the Speaker directed all the 26  Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly to attend today’s sitting.

The statement also added that the sitting is holding at the State Assembly complex while the lawmakers are expected to attend to State assignments during the plenary.

However, it was gathered that some members of the Assembly  had been reporting in their office in preparation for the commencement of plenary.

An official of the House said: ”though the House of Assembly has not resumed officially, but while the Assembly was on recess, other legislative activities were going on .

“The plenary is the only one that people outside see, but they have been working even while on recess.”

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