Reps loses another member, Ossy Prestige
The lawmaker representing Aba North/South Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Ossy Prestige, is dead.
He reportedly died of a protracted illness on Monday.
The lawmaker, who was elected on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), was 56 years old.
House spokesperson, Benjamin Kalu, confirmed Prestige’s death, saying, “He has been confirmed dead by a family member.
“The house will resume and adjourn plenary as our tradition permits for the next day.”
Prestige, who is the third member of the lower legislative chamber to have died in the ninth assembly, passed away in Bad Salzhausen, Nidda, Germany.
He served on the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on Eastern Ports.