LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Sokoto State House of Representatives member representing Isa-Sabon Birni federal constituency in the lower chamber, Abdulkadir Jelani Danbuga, has reportedly died.
Danbuga was a first-time member of the House elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
According to DailyTrust report, the lawmaker died in the early hours of Wednesday, after he took ill on 10 October and was admitted to an undisclosed hospital for treatment
The corpse of the lawmaker has been taken to Sokoto for burial according to Islamic rites.
Spokesman of the House, Hon. Akin Rotimi, who confirmed the incident to journalists, said the death was announced on the lawmakers’ platform earlier today. He noted that a statement on the incident was forthcoming.