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Senate suspends plenary over lawmaker’s death

The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary over the recent death of Rep. Jude Ise-Idehen, a lawmaker representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Cons...



The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary over the recent death of Rep. Jude Ise-Idehen, a lawmaker representing Egor/Ikpoba-Okha Federal Constituency in Edo.


Until his death, Ise-Idehen was a member of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).


The Senate, on resumption from its two-week recess, adjourned the plenary to July 20, 2022, to honour the deceased, who died on July 1, at the age of 52.


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


The Senate also observed a minute of silence to mourn the departed before suspending the plenary.


The plenary was presided by Ovie Omo-Agege (APC – Delta Central), the Deputy President of the Senate, NAN reports.

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