Senate adjourns plenary in honour of Osinowo
The Senate which was presided over by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday held a minute silence in honour of Senator representing Lagos East in the National Assembly, Senator Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo
The upper chamber which was presided over by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, thereafter, adjourned plenary till Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
The adjournment was in accordance with its practice in the event where the national assembly loses a legislator in either chamber of the National legislative houses.
The Senate on Tuesday resumed after two weeks break during which it lost a Senator representing, Lagos East Senatorial District, late Senator Adebayo Osinowo.
The lawmaker died on June 15, 2020, following a brief illness at the age of 64.
The motion for adjournment was moved by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (APC – Kebbi North), immediately after the adoption of the Votes and Proceedings by the Senate.
“In accordance with our tradition, I hereby move that the Senate observe a minute silence, adjourn plenary in his honour and suspend all legislative activities till Wednesday, the 1st of July, 2020”, Yahaya Abdullahi moved.
The motion for adjournment was seconded by the Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP – Abia South).