By Abiola David
The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary in honor of Abayomi Adeola who died on December 30.
Adeola, a member of the House of Representatives was representing Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State at the lower chamber.
The adjournment followed a motion moved by Senator Francis Alimikhena who prayed the Senate to postpone their sitting to honor their departed colleague.
The Senate also observe a one-minute silence in honour of the deceased.
The lawmakers therefore adjourned their sitting to Thursday after a voice vote.
Abayomi, reportedly died at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos after a brief illness.
The late lawmaker’s had served two-term and until his death had clinched the APC ticket to contest in the next general elections.