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Senate shifts valedictory session to Saturday

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has announced on Wednesday that the Senate has rescheduled its valedictory session to Saturday.
He told members of the Senate Press Corps that the shift in the date was due to a scheduled meeting of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu with the lawmakers of the incoming 10th National Assembly on Thursday.
Lawan said the 10th Senate would be inaugurated on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.
“By the grace of God, we will still hold plenary tomorrow (Thursday) and then our valedictory session will be on Saturday,” he said.
“It is because tomorrow, Mr President, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will be meeting with the Senators-elect and members-elect at 2pm.
“And we believe that a session as significant and as important and as historical and memorable as valedictory session of the Senate requires a whole day. Not one, two, three hours. And therefore we push it to Saturday,” Lawan said.
The 9th Senate officially ends its four-year tenure on June 11, 2023.