By Okunade Adekunle
Speakers of the 36 State Houses of Assembly will converge in Lagos between Friday, 3 August, and Sunday, 5 August, 2018 to deliberate on national issues especially those that have to do with the Legislative arm of Government.
The meeting, according to a release signed by Hon. (Princess) Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security; would be a three day event which would take place at the Radison Blue Hotel, Isaac John Street, Ikeja.
According to Tejuoso, apart from their deliberation anchored on presentation of papers, the visiting Speakers, who will be hosted by the host Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, will attend a dinner on Friday organised by the host Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
In the statement, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, stated that the event would properly take place on Saturday in which papers would be presented.
“In between presentation of papers on Saturday, the Speakers will visit the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty Rilwan Akiolu” said Tejuoso.
The statement reads, “The Speakers will later present their resolutions through a communique after the meeting.”
The statement reads further, “The Speakers will depart Lagos for their various states on Sunday.”