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Coronavirus: Senate Suspends Public Hearing

Yusuf Dotun

The Senate on Thursday declared the partial closure of its activities to the entire citizen of the country as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus in the National Assembly complex and its environment.

The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, made this declaration at the plenary after a closed session which lasted for an hour.

Lawan said all forms of public hearing and excursion of students to the Senate have been suspended till future notice.

The Senate president also declared the closure of its gallery where journalists and members of the public usually converge to observe plenary proceedings.

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