The House of Representatives member, Umar Buba Jibril, representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency is dead. He was 58 years old...
Jibril, a three-time member of the house, died in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja, one of his political associates, Mr. Amuda Dan Sulaiman confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Until his death, he was the Deputy Majority Leader of the house, as a member of the All Progressives Congress.
He has also been a former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello expressed “deep shock” over the demise of Jibril, who he described as one of the state’s most astute politicians.