Mr Edward Ubos, Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, has ordered for the total shutdown and fumigation of the Assembly complex.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Chairman of the House Committee on Information and Communication, Mr Jeff Mbah, on Saturday in Enugu.
Mbah said that Ubosi gave the order as a precautionary measure following the death of Mr Chijioke Ugwueze, member representing Isi-Uzo Constituency.
“The speaker has ordered the immediate shutdown of the Assembly complex for decontamination.
” Also the suspension of all activities in the complex till further notice.
”Our heartfelt sympathy go to Ugwueze family, the wife, the children, the people of Isi-Izo Constituency and all our distinguished colleagues in the house and the State Government for the irreparable loss, ” Mbah said.