OrderPaperToday – The House of Representatives has adjourned for its annual recess till 17th September.
The adjournment followed shortly after the presiding officer, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, made announcement of the list of the much anticipated 109 Standing Committees of the House.
These committees are expected to kick-start their activities in view of pending motions of urgent national importance which were raised by lawmakers that requires committees inputs.
Recall that the House ad-hoc committee on media had earlier this month informed newsmen that the committees would be released by September when the lawmakers return from their recess.
A member of the then ad-hoc media committee, Mr. Yusuf Gadji, told newsmen that the Speaker will only constitute Committees on House and Services to enable the allocation of offices to members.