A ministerial nominee, Balaraba Abbas Lawal slumped this afternoon (4th October 2023) inside the Senate Chamber during screening exercise.
Balarabe, a nominee from Kaduna State at exactly 1:50pm slumped while making his introductory remark before the legislators.
The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio was heard calling attention that sugar and water be brought while sergeants – at- arm and a few lawmakers rushed towards the podium where he was standing before he slumped.
Akpabio even immediately asked the media cameramen covering proceeding at the plenary to leave.
But Balarabe was seen being stretched out of the chamber before the chamber area was condoned off.
Recalled that yesterday, (3rd October, 2023) names of Balarabe and two others, Jamila Bio-Ibrahim and Ayodele Oluwande were sent to the Senate for confirmation by President Bola Tinubu.