House Of Reps Deputy Majority Leader Dies At 58

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Updated March 30, 2018


Deputy Leader of the House of Representatives, Umar Buba Jibrin, has died at the age of 58.

The member representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency in the House of Representatives died in Abuja in the early hours of Friday, March 30.

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in a statement on Friday announced the death of the lawmaker.

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Dogara in the statement said Honorable Buba died ‘after a long protracted illness.’ He described the deceased lawmaker as an upright man and hard-working lawmaker.

Jibrin was a onetime speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly.

He will be buried later today in Lokoja after the Jummat prayer.