The Senate Majority leader Ahmed Lawan a motion for the adjournment of the first plenary session of the Senate since resumption over the deaths of former House of Representatives Speaker, Benjamin Nzeribe and member, Funke Adedoyin.
Mystatenews learnt that Bukola Saraki read 16 letters received by the Senate during the recess after which the Senate resolved to observe a minute of silence in honour of the departed souls.
According to a report posted on Senate official Twitter handle, which reads:
Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan raises a motion on the deaths of former Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. B. U. Nzeribe and Hon. Funke Adedoyin and moves that all legislative activities be suspended until the next legislative day.#TodayInSenatePlenary
— The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) October 9, 2018