The Senate on Tuesday suspended plenary in honour of late Senator Ali Wakili, who died on Saturday.
Until his death, Wakili, 58, represented Bauchi South Senatorial District and was Chairman, Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Social Welfare.
Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, who moved a motion for suspension of plenary, said that the demise of the lawmaker was a sad incident for the senate.
Sen. Philip Aduda supported the motion and silence was observed in honour of the deceased member.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said it was proper for the Senate, as part of respect to the deceased and his family to adjourn parliamentary activities in his honour.