After the first session of the National Assembly after each general election, the Committee of Selection chaired by the Speaker is appointed to prepare a list of Members and Chairpersons to compose the various standing and Select Committees of the National Assembly.
In the discharge of its functions, Committees report their finding and work to the plenary for approval and or adoption.
There are three types of Committees:
Standing Committees – is a committee with continued existence.
Select Committees – is a committee appointed to deal with a particular subject and exist at the convenience of the Assembly during each term.
Ad-hoc Committees – is a temporal Committee of the Assembly appointed to deal with a specific issue or task assigned and cease to exist once the issue is solved.