Nigerian Senate suspends plenary in honour of late Senator Osinowo aka Pepperito

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The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday held a minute silence in honour of late Senator representing Lagos East in the National Assembly, Senator Adebayo Sikiru Osinowo also known as Pepperito.

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

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

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Nigerian Senate

The Senate Observed a Minute Silence in honour of Senator Bayo Osinowo & adjourned proceedings for signing of Condolence Register led by @OvieOmoAgege DSP and fixed Valedictory Session for the deceased colleague for tomorrow. RIP Pepperito @Ebiwali_@DrAhmadLawan@NGRSenate

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.

Senator Adebayo Osinowo AKA Pepperito
Senator Adebayo Osinowo AKA Pepperito

“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”, Yahaya Abdullahi moved.

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


Ezrel Tabiowo

Special Assistant (Press)
to President of the Senate

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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