Senate adjourns plenary over death of Akwa Ibom lawmaker Ekpenyong Bassey

Posted by News Express | 26 April 2022 | 495 times

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•Late House of Reps member, Hon. Ekpenyong Nse Bassey



The Senate has adjourned plenary to April 27, over the death of Hon. Ekpenyong Nse Bassey.

Bassey, until his death, was a Member of House of Representatives, representing Oron Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State.

Senate adjourned plenary upon resumption from a one-week recess to mark the Easter celebration.

The sitting on Tuesday was presided over by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege (APC Delta).

The motion for adjournment was moved by the Deputy Leader, Sen. Ajayi Boroffice, (APC- Ondo) and seconded by the Minority Whip, Sen. Philip Aduda, (PDP- FCT).

The lawmaker was reported to have died on Sunday in Uyo, at 4pm.

The Senate, before adjourning held a minute silence to mourn the demise of the lawmaker. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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