The senate has suspended its plenary session and embarked on a three-week Easter break till April 13.
Announcing the recess, the senate president, Ahmad Lawan said it is in accordance with the senate rules and the various committees are required to keep carrying out their functions.
“The senate will proceed on its Easter break but our committees will continue to do their work. The Easter break will last from March 25 to April 13” he said.
“The committee considering the petroleum industry bill is working very hard to ensure that we receive the report as soon as we resume plenary.
“Our committee on the review of the 1999 constitution under the chairmanship of the deputy senate president is working round the clock likewise so many other committees.
“This is just for the plenary to be closed but of course our committees will continue to work. The senate is hereby adjourned to April 13.”