Adamawa Assembly loses second lawmaker in one week

Adamawa House of Assembly. [Photo credit: SundiataPost]

An Adamawa House of Assembly member, Adamu Kwanate (APC- Nasarawo/Binyeri) is dead.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Mr Kwanate died on Wednesday, four days after another lawmaker, Abubakar Abdurahman (ADC-Mubi South) passed away after a long illness.

Mr Kwanate who was seeking reelection in the upcoming election on Saturday, was said to have collapsed during a campaign engagement in his constituency and was rushed to a hospital in Yola, where he died.

Mohammed Daji, Information Officer of the state assembly, who confirmed the death of the lawmaker to NAN, said: “I just got the shocking news of his death, but I am yet to get details of what happened.” (NAN)

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