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Bauchi Lawmaker dies few days to tenure completion

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Bauchi Lawmaker dies few days to tenure completion

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A member representing Burra Constituency Hon. Ado Wakili in the Bauchi state house of assembly has died few days to the completion of his tenure.

The news of the death of the Lawmaker was made available to newsmen through a press statement by the spokesperson of the speaker of the Bauchi state assembly, Comrade Abdul Ahmad Burra on Friday.

“In deep pain but with total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, Speaker of Bauchi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman announced the passing away of member representing Burra Constituency Hon. Ado Wakili, after illness”, the statement said.

Comrade Abdul Ahmad Burra said that the Speaker expressed shock over the devastating news of the demise of Hon. Ado Wakili whom he described as his brother, dependable colleague and elder statesman.

The Speaker’s spokesperson said his principal said that deceased Lawmaker was seen as a father of all in the Honourable House.

“According to the Speaker, the death of the Member barely three days to the end of his tenure as lawmaker, has deeply touched and pained all Honourable Members and staff of the House”, Comrade Burra noted.

He said that the Speaker added that Hon. Ado Wakili was a man of great honour, humility and humour whom despite his age, treated everyone as friend.

”We lose a father, colleague and great partner at a time when his Constituency, the Honourable House and the State need his fatherly contributions the most”, Comrade Burra quoted his principal as saying.

“On behalf of the Honourable Members and staff of the House, I send my deep condolences to his family, the good people of Burra Constituency and Ningi Local Government Area”, the speaker said

Rt. Hon Abubakar Sulaiman prayed Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased Lawmaker’s shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

According to the press statement, the funeral prayers of the late Honourable Member is slated for 1:30pm, today, at Gwallaga Juma’ah Mosque, Bauchi.