Reps Adjourn, Agree to Sit Only Tuesday After Quarantine Act 2004 Presentation

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja – House of Representatives on Tuesday adjourned shortly after resumption of plenary with agreement to be sitting once a week only on Tuesday in tandem with the lockdown order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Before adjournment, the “Quarantine Act 2004′ was presented by the Speaker House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and a colleague the house.

The bill is seeking for a stiff punishment for offenders for the Convid-19 standards.

The house thereafter adjourned till next week Tuesday. And from the effect of the Convid-19, will be sitting on Tuesdays only till the pandemic is over.