July 21, 2024
Customs Officer Slumps, Dies During National Assembly Sitting
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Customs Officer Slumps, Dies During National Assembly Sitting

A senior officer of the Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday slumped and died after developing a complication during a hearing at the House of Representatives.

The House Spokesman, Akin Rotimi Jr confirmed the incident in a statement and said “Out of respect for the family, the official’s name will not be disclosed at this time nor the underlying health issue that resulted in his death.”

The Speaker of the House, Abbas Tajudeen, expressed his condolences, saying they are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of a dedicated public servant. 

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He added that further information will be provided as it becomes available and asked for patience and respect for the privacy of the family during this period of mourning.