Senate suspends public hearing over coronavirus

Senate suspends public hearing over coronavirus

- Senate has suspended public hearings

- Also, the Senate suspended visitors coming to the public gallery

- Ahmad Lawan, Senate president, disclosed this to journalists

The Nigerian Senate has suspended public hearing over the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed by the president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Tribune reports that he disclosed this at the commencement of plenary on Thursday, March 19.

He also announced the suspension of visitors coming to the public gallery.

This suspension becomes effective from next Tuesday, March 24. had reported that the House of Representatives banned all forms of open worships across Nigeria.

The ban was placed following the coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world.

According to the lower chamber of the National Assembly, the measure was based on cues from Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Vatican that have banned open worship.

Also, the Nigerian lawmakers banned all visitors from the National Assembly till further notice.

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The Nation reports that constituents will either write their representatives and wait for a reply or see members in the constituency offices.

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Meanwhile, had reported that a Nigerian man is the latest to make the world proud as he has discovered how to become a chief executive officer from the opportunity created by coronavirus.

A young man, @Swaggzeez1, brought his invention to Twitter without categorically saying if he was the one behind the idea.

Since the spread of the coronavirus across continents, countries, groups and individuals have advocated hand washing as a way of combating it.

However, the inventor saw his opportunity in metal drums, redesigned them to ease hand washing with a possibility of earning a living from his work.

As expected, the young man got some accolades and words of encouragements from those who commented.

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