Enugu State House of Assembly has been shut down, following how a member of the House Hon. Chijioke Ugwueze, representing Isi-Uzo Constituency, died of COVID-19 complications.
The speaker of the House, Hon. Edward Ubos, has ordered for the total shutdown and fumigation of the complex.
This was made known via a statement signed by the Chairman of the House Committee on Information and Communication; Mr Jeff Mbah on Saturday in Enugu. Mbah said that Ubosi gave the order as a precautionary measure following the death of Ugwueze.
“The speaker has ordered the immediate shutdown of the assembly complex for decontamination. Also the suspension of all activities in the complex till further notice”
‘‘Our heartfelt sympathy goes to Ugwueze family, the wife, the children; the people of Isi-Izo Constituency and all our distinguished colleagues in the house and the State Government; for the irreparable loss,” Mbah said.