The Senate has adjourned till Wednesday in honour of its member, Ahmed Zannah, representing Borno senatorial district, who died on Saturday.
The Senate president, David Mark, said the plenary was adjourned in keeping with the tradition of the National Assembly.
He said a joint valedictory session will be held Wednesday in honour of Mr. Zanna and Uche Chukwumerije, also a Senator who died.
Senators are expected to dress in black or white with black band, Mr. Mark said.
“The aircraft conveying the senators to Enugu state departs from Nnamdi Azikiwe airport at 8am on Friday and will bring them back the same day.
A one-minute silence was observed in the senators’ honour.
Mr. Zanna, 59, died on Saturday in Abuja.
The late lawmaker had been battling with undisclosed illness that partially paralysed him.
He returned to Abuja on Friday from a medical trip to the United States of America.
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