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By Levinus Nwabughiogu-Abuja
Senate and House of Representatives at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, from its 19 days Easter break, adjourned again in honour of two fallen colleagues, Hon. Haruna Maitala and Hon. Suleiman Lere.
Maitala who represented Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency of Plateau State died in a road mishap on April 2, 2021, while Lere who also represented Lere Federal Constituency of Kaduna died after a brief illness on April 6.
While the Senate adjourned plenary to Wednesday, 14th April, the House adjourned to Tuesday, 20th April 2021.
In his tribute to the deceased, the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila described the deaths of the two lawmakers as shocking.
He said, ”Both deaths were shocking, Hon. Maitala from plateau state, quiet gentleman. I saw his family last Sunday in Jos, as expected the loss was very painful to his loved ones….