Enugu state House of Assembly speaker ordered a shutdown of Assembly complex


The Enugu State House of Assembly has been shutdown after the death of one of the lawmakers in the state and the member representing Isi-Uzo Constituency, Hon. Chijioke Ugwueze (Aguiyi).

In a statement by the Chairman, House Committee on Information and Communication, Hon. Jeff Mbah, he said they received with rude shock, the news of his death.

Hon. Mbah also disclosed that the speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi ordered the suspension of all activities in the complex till further notice as well as the shutdown of the House for the complex to be decontaminated “In order not to err on the side of caution while the remote and immediate cause of his death is being ascertained.”

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“Our heartfelt sympathies go to the Ugwueze family, the wife and children, the people of Isi-Uzo Constituency, all our distinguished colleagues in Enugu State House of Assembly and Enugu State government for this irreparable loss,” the statement added.

Hon. Mbah described the late Hon. Ugwueze as; “One of the rallying points of the fresh members of the 7th Assembly, an astute politician, a team player, a kind hearted, brilliant and vibrant young man with great leadership potentials”.

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