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BREAKING: Nigerian lawmaker slumps, dies during plenary

Sokoto State House of Assembly member, Isah Harisu on Monday, December 30, has slumped and died during plenary session.

The lawmaker represents Kebbe Constituency at Sokoto State House of Assembly.

Late Harisu, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, suddenly collapse when he arrived the state House of Assembly on Monday to attend the House Parliamentary sitting.

The lawmaker was quickly rushed to Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, but die on the way to the Hospital.

The death was officially announced at the parliamentary sitting by the Assembly Deputy Speaker Alhaji Abubakar Magaji (PDP- Bodinga North).

The late lawmaker, age 55 left behind his mother, four wives and 22 children that include 11 males and females respective

Hon Isah Harisu

The late Isah Harisu held various political position before he become a member of the state House of Assembly in the 2019 general election.

Meanwhile the Assembly has suspended its sitting to Tuesday December 31, to attend the burial rites schedule to take place later today Monday.


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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. A journalist by profession for the past five years. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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