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Senate Leader, Lawan Moves Motion For Adjournment Of First Plenary Session

The National Assembly’s first plenary session after resuming from recess has been adjourned over the death of a serving colleague, Honourable Olufunke Adedoyin of Kwara State.

Plenary by both the Senate and House of Representatives was adjourned in line with the practice of the National Assembly in the case of the death of a serving legislator.

The National Assembly had earlier on Tuesday resumed plenary after a long break which lasted over two months.

They also had a closed-door session which lasted for about one hour.

Earlier, the president of the senate, Bukola Saraki who led the prayers during the commencement of the plenary at the Senate at 11:06 a.m. had read 16 letters of the National Assembly during its break.

Prayers were also said to honour the deceased lawmaker.

Adedoyin from Kwara State died on September 28, while the National Assembly was on a break.

Aged 54, she was a former Minister of State for Health and also served as the Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Army till she died.

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