Bunge news: Deputy speaker suspends parliament to mourn fallen MP

The deputy speaker asked Members of Parliament to observe a one silence minute in honour of the departed fellow legislator.

Bunge news: Deputy speaker suspends parliament to mourn fallen MP

The deputy speaker asked Members of Parliament to observe a one silence minute in honour of the departed fellow legislator.

28 May 2018 Monday 11:34
Bunge news: Deputy speaker suspends parliament to mourn fallen MP

By Emmanuel Onyango

THE National Parliament has today been suspended the session to mourn the fallen Kakonko constituency legislator Kasuku Bilago (Chadema) who died last Saturday.

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Dr. Tulia Akson said under parliamentary procedures, the parliament is forced to suspend all sessions today and would resume its duties on Wednesday.

The deputy speaker asked Members of Parliament to observe a one silence minute in honour of the departed fellow legislator.

She also outlined the proceedings slated down in preparations for the burial, which is to take place on Wednesday this week.

“The speaker Job Ndugai and other MPs will represent the parliament in Kigoma where the MP is to be buried,” she said.

Akson said the parliament the session hold the session up to 12: noon tomorrow to allow parliamentarians to pay their last respects to the fallen MP before being flown to Kigoma for burial.

Updated: 28.05.2018 12:13
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