The Senate yesterday adjourned plenary till June 7, to enable lawmakers participate in the screening and party primaries by aspirants seeking political positions in 2023.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in a Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2023 General Election released on February 26, directed political parties to conduct their primaries for the nomination of candidates from the April 4 to June 3s, 2022.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan explained that the decision to adjourn plenary was to enable lawmakers participate fully in activities and processes leading to the party primaries ahead of the 2023 election.
He said: “Processing of forms for House of Representatives and Senate has started and we are expected to submit our completed forms.
“And, of course, we have some of our colleagues here who are going for governorship seats of their states.”

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