The Senate has adjourned plenary to April 27, over the death of Hon. Ekpenyong Nse Bassey
Bassey, until his death, was a member of the 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)