A member of the Jigawa State House of Assembly representing Kafin-Hausa constituency, Hon. Adamu Babban Bare, has died.
Naija News understands that Bare’s death was disclosed by the Chairman House Committee on information, Hon. Aminu Zakari Tsubut.
Tsubut said the house received with great shock on the demise of one of their patriotic and selfless members in the person of Hon. Adamu Babban Bare.
Bare died at the age of 57 after a prolonged illness suspected to be cancer and kidney ailment, his burial will be conducted in his hometown Kafin-Hausa according to Islamic rites.
The late lawmaker was elected member representing Kafin-Hausa in the state house of assembly in the 2019 general elections. He was a former secretary of Kafin-Hausa local government.
Meanwhile, a former lawmaker who represented Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Jerome Eke, has died barely 10 days after losing his wife identified as Joan.
It was gathered that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain died last Friday, though the cause of death was not disclosed.
Jerome Eke’s death was confirmed to The Punch by his predecessor in the House of Reps, Ogbonna Nwuke.
Nwuke described Eke as an “astute campaigner and jolly good fellow’, saying his demise is a big loss to the Etche people.
“He (Eke) was a jolly good fellow, a very astute campaigner and he was very close to me regardless of our political differences. It is a great loss for the Etche nation.”