The Management of the National Assembly, in conjunction with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies, on Thursday, released dates for the induction of lawmakers-elect.
The Secretary to the Sub-Committee on Media and Publicity, Dr Ali Umoru, said in a statement that the induction would hold in two batches.
The statement read, “The induction is scheduled to commence from the 7th to 13th of May 2023 with Batch A, while Batch B will hold from May 14th to May 20th, 2023.
“The objectives of the induction/inauguration exercise is to expose members-elect to the functions of the National Assembly, its practices and procedures as well as the services available to them.”
The National Assembly also noted that as part of the efforts to ensure a very successful induction/ inauguration exercise, the management, led by the Clerk to the National Assembly, Sani Tambawal, had constituted a Central Planning Committee made up of all the secretaries in the National Assembly Service.
The statement added, “The CPC, which is at the helm of the planning and implementation of the induction programme as well as the formal inauguration of the 10th Assembly, has the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly, Kamoru Ogunlana, as Chairman.
“The CPC is divided into 11 specialized sub-committees to enhance effectiveness, efficiency, monitoring and coordination.
“The sub-committees, include Programme Planning, Finance, Protocol and Ceremonials, Records and Documentation, Media and Publicity, Transport and Logistics, as well as Venue and Accommodation.
“Others are Security and Accreditation, Health and Medical Services, Civil Society Organisations/Development Partners and the Rapporteurs Team.”
It added that “The Sub-committees, which report at weekly intervals to the CPC, have since swung into action, holding strategy sessions and perfecting plans for a successful induction exercise. In fact, the Sub-committees are presently crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s and rearing to go.”