Nigerian lawmaker dies

A member of the House of Representatives, Isa DogonYaro representing the Garki/Babura federal constituency of Jigawa State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been reported dead.

Penpushing reports that the federal lawmaker was said to have died on Friday in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after an undisclosed illness, and until his death, was the deputy chairperson of the House Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Control.

The deceased was born on December 5, 1967, while before his election to the House in 2023, he served as Special Assistant to Senate President Ahmad Lawan while record has it that he is the second member of the 10th House to die

Penpushing further reports the record equallt showed that Abdulkadir Danbuga died in October 2023, Isma’ila Maihanchi, a member-elect died in April 2023 before the inauguration of the House, and was elected to represent Jalingo/Yorro/Zing federal constituency in Taraba.

The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Akin Rotimi, in a statement described the late politician as a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his people and the country with utmost commitment, stressing that it was sorrowful to announced the passing of the lawmaker.

‘It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Hon. Isa Dogonyaro (Kogunan Ringim), the distinguished Member representing the Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State in the 10th Assembly of the House of Representatives’, he wrote.

“Isa Dogonyaro was a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his constituents and the nation with utmost commitment. He was a pillar in the House, contributing significantly to the development of legislation, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Control, where he served as the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee’, he said.

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