Gbajabiamila announces death of 4th Assembly member, Tony Okey

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the death of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey.

Gbajabiamila, who made the announcement on Wednesday at the plenary, said that the late Okey was a member of the Fourth National Assembly.

The speaker said that Okey meritoriously and selflessly served the country in the green chambers from 1999 to 2003.

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The house, in line with its tradition, observed one-minute silence in honour of the former lawmaker and prayed for the peaceful repose of his soul.

Similarly, the immediate past Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on USA/Nigeria Parliamentary Relations, Rep. Johnson Agbonnayinma, has announced the death of his mum, Mrs Cecilia Agbonayinma.

In a statement issued by the former lawmaker, Mrs Cecilia Agbonayinma died in the early hours of Nov. 22 after a brief illness.

(NAN)

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