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NASS suspends plenary over Lawmaker’s demise

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives Wednesday suspended plenary over the demise of Hon Olaide Akinremi.

Hon. Akinremi, popularly called Jagaban , represented Ibadan North federal constituency until his death in the early hours of Wednesday at NISA Premier Hospital, Jabi, Abuja.

In line with their tradition, immediately after adoption of votes and proceedings of Tuesday, leaders at both chambers , moved motion for suspension of plenary till Thursday in honour of the deceased  and also cancelled all legislative activities earlier lined up for the day.

Meanwhile the Senate leadership after the suspension of plenary, paid condolence visit to the family of Senator Ibn Na’Allah, over the death of his wife, Hajia Sefia.

The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, who led the Senate leadership said they would have loved to attend the birthday ceremony of the deceased while alive  and not paying condolence visit over her death.