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Journalist Dies Of Cardiac Arrest In National Assembly

A Senate correspondent of the Tribune Newspaper, Tijani Adeyemi has died of cardiac arrest in one of the National Assembly shuttle buses.

The unfortunate incident reportedly occurred on Wednesday.

The Tribune reporter had boarded one of the shuttles from the main gate, known as Mopol Gate around, at 10 am and by the time he got to the checkpoint, he was discovered to be lifeless.

Efforts to resuscitate him were futile and he was pronounced dead when rushed to the clinic of the Secretary General of the Federation.

The deceased was thereafter transferred to the National Assembly’s clinic for evacuation and burial after being pronounced dead at the medical clinic.

His remains were laid to rest at the Gudu Cemetery in line with Islamic rites.

Why Ministerial Nominee, Balarabe Lawal Slumped During Senate Screening’

Meanwhile, more details have emerged on the circumstances that led to the collapse of Balarabe Abbas Lawal on Wednesday during his ministerial screening by the Nigerian Senate.

It would be recalled that Abbas slumped during screening after he had read out his profile and was answering questions on why he should be confirmed by the lawmakers.

The development forced the Senate to go into a closed session as medical personnel were brought into the chamber to revive the ministerial nominee.

Naija News understands after some minutes, he was successfully resuscitated and taken out of the Senate Chamber by an ambulance.

Speaking on the matter, a source quoted by Channels TV said Lawal slumped initially due to exhaustion.

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