House of Reps member, Ja’afaru Illiyasu, is dead

By AdvocateNews on 02/12/2019

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Rep Ja’afaru Illiyasu
Rep Ja’afaru Illiyasu

A member of the House of Representatives, Ja’afaru Illiyasu, is dead.

The first term lawmaker who represents Magama/Rijau federal constituency of Niger State passed away on Monday morning.

According to a source who doesn’t want to be mentioned, the lawmaker died in his sleep. 

Associates of the late lawmaker confirmed his death Monday. 

“He came back from Lagos last night, went to sleep but did not wake up,” he said.

The spokesperson of the House, Benjamin Kalu, did not respond to calls or text messages when contacted.

By press time there was no official statement on the lawmaker's demise from the House of Representatives.  

Posted 02/12/2019 11:52:22 PM

 

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