Speaker Among bans committee meetings during recess

In Summary
  • MPs have been complaining about their opponents black mailing them while they're in parliament. 
  • The MPs should go back and monitor the progress of Government  programs. 
Speaker Among chairing the house.
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The speaker of parliament Anita  Among has  banned committees from sittings during recess as she announced the  recess starting from tomorrow 8th to 28th September. 

In her communication to the house, the speaker said  that this time round she needs all members  to go to their constituents and  monitor different government programs and also known the problems affecting their people.

Among said that Mps have been complaining to her how their opponents gets chances to black mail them because they're always in parliament.

 Among noted that this time during recess no business will be conducted at parliament to allow members meet their voters.