The House of Representatives Tuesday rushed through the legislative business of the day, decrying the unbearable heat in the chamber.
A member of the House, Rep. Haruna Dederi (APC-Kano), through Point of Order, had pleaded for the plenary to be adjourned.
While raising the order, he said “Sir, Order 7 of the rules of this House has given you powers to absolutely control whatever goes on here to preserve decorum.
“To preserve the atmosphere within which we should operate. We are suffocating because the place is extremely hot.
“In my opinion Sir, we could have a way of either adjourning the business of the day or give time so that the air conditioners can be out in proper shape.
“Whatever thing that you can do to save us from this physical situation in which we live”.
In his response, the Speaker said, “It is a good point and it is something I just confirmed with the deputy speaker.