A member of the House of Representatives representing Aba North/South Federal Constituency, Mr Ossy Prestige is dead.
Prestige’s death was announced on Monday after battling with an undisclosed illness for months.
He was elected in to the green chambers on All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) platform.
Reps spokesperson, Benjamin Kalu, confirmed the death to Premium Times.
“He has been confirmed dead by a family member,” Kalu said.
The demise of the lawmaker is expected to be announced on the floor of the Green Chamber on Tuesday.
The late Mr Prestige is the third member of the House that has passed on during the current ninth assembly.
The two others who passed on before him are Jaafaru Illiyasu from Niger state and Mohammed Faggen-Gawo from Bauchi state.