The Senate on Tuesday held a minute silence in honour of the late Senator Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo, who until his death represented Lagos East in the National Assembly.

The late Osinowo died on June 15, 2020, at the age of 64, following a brief illness.

The Senate which was presided over on Tuesday by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, thereafter, adjourned plenary till Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in keeping with its tradition.

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.

Abdullahi in moving the motion said; “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”.

The motion was seconded by the Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe (PDP – Abia South).


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