Amidst Pandemic, National Assembly loses member.

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The House of Representatives at its first plenary session in the year formally announced the death of its member, Prestige Ossy.

Prestige Ossy had been flown to the United states of America and later transferred to a hospital in Germany where he breathed his last.

In line with the tradition of the Parliament, the House adjourned plenary with a promise to hold a valedictory session for late Prestige Ossy at a later date.

This was announced few minutes ago by his family and published on his official facebook handle.

FULL MESSAGE BELOW;

As it pleased the Lord and in total submission to His Will, but with heavy hearts, we announce the passing away of Hon. Prestige Ossy, the member representing the Aba North/South Federal Constituency of Abia State at the National Assembly whose transition to Higher Glory occurred in the wee hours of 6th February in Germany where he has been receiving treatment for the past months.In his death bed and up to his last days, his love for his uncommon people of Aba and Abia State found expression in words.He fought gallantly to live for his people but God decided to take him into rest in his bosom. Who are we to question God?As we continue with necessary arrangements to repatriate his remains and accord him a hero’s farewell that he eminently deserves, we shall endeavor to carry everybody along.

May his soul rest in peace

Signed:Rtn. Chukwu Nnanna (Brother) – for the family

George Ezikpe Okiyi (DG) – for the Office

He passed away on February 6th, 2021 in far away Bad Salzhausen, Nidda, Germany at age 56.

Until his death, Prestige Ossy represented Aba North Aba South federal constituency of Abia state on the platform of APGA.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila described Prestige Ossy as a great fighter and an erudite parliamentarian.

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