The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the Chairman of Caretaker Management Committee of Karasuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State, Alhaji Lawan Gana Karasuwa, who died few days ago, as a grassroots politician very much loved by his people.
Lawan Karasuwa, a newly appointed Caretaker Management Committee Chairman of the Karasuwa Local Government Area in Yobe State, died less than 24 hours to his official swearing-in.
He was supposed to have been sworn in on Friday, 26 May, 2023.
Reports had it that he died at the Federal Medical Centre Nguru in Yobe State after he drove himself to the health facility on Wednesday.
Before his death, Karasuwa was member of the Yobe State House Of Assembly between 2003 and 2007 and a former Acting State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) before he moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Senator Lawan, in a statement released Friday 26 May, through his Special Adviser (Media) Ola Awoniyi, said he received with shock the tragic news of the death of Alhaji Lawan Gana Karasuwa.
Lawan commiserated with members of the family of the deceased, the good people of the Karasuwa Local Government, and people of Yobe State on the sad loss.
“Alhaji Lawan Karasuwa, was a grassroot politician very much loved by his people.
“He made great impact in the state as an Honourable member of the Yobe State House of Assembly between 2003 and 2007 and as Caretaker Chairman of Karasuwa Local Government before his reappointment to the same position,” Lawan said.
The Senate President, said it was unfortunate that Alhaji Karasuwa died on the eve of his inauguration to continue with his good work to the community and the state.
Lawan prayed Allah to comfort his family, forgive his sins and admit his soul to Aljannah Firdaus.