The National Assembly has begun the Orientation Programme for members-elect of the 9th National Assembly. As at the time of filing this report, newly elected Senators and House of Representatives Members-elect for the 9th National Assembly were seen trooping into the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja venue of the Orientation Programme for their registration.
The opening Dinner of the event would hold by 7pm, on Sunday, the 31st of March, 2019.
The Orientation Programme for newly elected is an event geared at introducing the new members to the legislative practise and procedure in the federal legislature. It thus, aims to bring these new members abreast with the vast issues in the legislative arm of government.
The event is scheduled to hold in two phases with members-elect divided into two batches. Both phases would last One week, respectively from the 31st of March to the 12th of April, 2019. While first batch which commenced on 31st March will end on 5th April, the second batch will commence on 7th and end 12th April, 2019