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Reps Adjourn Member’s Over Death

Dyepkazah Shibayan, Abuja

House of Representatives yesterday adjourned plenary to Thursday over the death of a member representing Katsina Central, Hon. Sheik Abubakar . Abubakar who died in the early hours of Tuesday was a member of the 7th House and a returning member to the soon to be inaugurated 8th Assembly which would hold on June 9, 2015.

Deputy Speaker of the House, Emeka Ihedioha who announced the death of the member on the floor of the House urged members to pray for the repose of the soul of the deceased. “It is in line with the tradition of the House to adjourned sitting in reverence to the death of a member of this House,” he said.

The Union reports that the House was scheduled to consider reports on a Bill for an Act to establish the National Child Protection and Enforcement Agency and also the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

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