The ongoing National Conference has been extended by four weeks.
The extension was announced on Thursday by the Chairman of the conference, Retired Justice Legbo Kutigi who told delegates that the leadership of the Conference met with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Pius Anyim, on Wednesday night to ask for a six weeks extension.
Kutigi revealed that an extension of 4 weeks was granted by the Federal Government.
The conference, which commenced on March 17 and was to last for three months till June 19 will now end on July 17 due to the extension.
Justice Kutigi said since the requested extension of six weeks was not approved, delegates would have to work on Fridays and Saturdays.