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A member of the house of representatives, has died of an unknown illness.
Ossy Prestige, who represented Aba north/south federal constituency, died on Monday.
NewsWireNGR gathered that he had been receiving medical attention for some months, both in Nigeria and abroad.
Benjamin Kalu, the house spokesman, confirmed the development to journalists, although he did not give details about the cause of the lawmaker’s death.
“The house will resume and adjourn plenary as our tradition permits for the next day,” he said
Ossy, a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), was “committed to good representation and accountability”, according to his Twitter bio.
Prestige is now the third member of the lower legislative chamber to have died in the ninth assembly.