Senate adjourns plenary to mourn Ignatius Longjan


The Senate held its plenary briefly on Tuesday and then adjourned.

After about 10 minutes’ plenary, the lawmakers adjourned their sitting to Wednesday. This was done in honour of a deceased senator, Ignatius Longjan.

Mr Longjan died at a Turkish hospital in Abuja on Sunday, after a brief illness.

Until his death, Mr Longjan, 75, represented Plateau South Senatorial District. He was the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism.

He was the deputy governor of Plateau State between 2011 and 2015. He replaced Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party who contested for the governorship seat in 2019.

The adjournment followed a brief eulogy by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, who presided over plenary.

Mr Omo-Agege said it was sad that the Senate lost…



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