Reps Deputy Minority Whip mourns death of colleague
The Deputy Minority Whip of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Adekoya Adesegun, has expressed shock at the untimely demise of a fellow Hon Jafa’aru lliyasu Auna, representing Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency of Niger State who died on Monday.
Adekoya in a statement made available to Tribune Online through his Senior Legislative Aide, Wale Adenaya, he described the late Jafa’aru as a hardworking, energetic, highly committed and focused member who shunned ethnoreligious biases while alive, saying his loss will no doubt leave a huge vacuum among his colleagues.
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The Deputy Minority Whip commiserated with the Leadership of the House of Representatives, Honourable members, the government and people of Niger state, and in particular the good people of Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency.
He wished the members of his immediate family, especially his wife, the fortitude to bear the loss.
In his words: “Allah bless him in death and hereafter. May he be among the inmates of Aljahnatu fridaus.”