Abdul Olajide Abayomi, a staff of the National Assembly has slumped and died while climbing the staircase to the second floor of the White House.
Abayomi, 34, from Osun State, until Monday when the sad incident occurred, was married to Delta woman.
He was said to have married on December 4, 2021.
Eyewitnesses account said Abayomi tripped and fell on the upper rung of the staircase and immediately rolled to the step landing before help could come his way.
Cleaners, who sighted him when he fell, were said to have alerted staff who immediately came to his aid.
His colleagues were said to have rushed him to the National Assembly Clinic for medical attention but he died on the way there.
He was said to have died of cardiac arrest and other underlining ailments.
He was with the Inter-Parliamentary Department under the Directorate of Inter-Parliamentary and Protocols of the National Assembly’s bureaucracy.
Director of Information, National Assembly, Dr Emmanuel Agada, said he could not confirm the death incident since he has not received any information on it.
“Honestly, I just left the office but I didn’t get any such information on the incident. So I am not in a position now to confirm the story,” Agada said.