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.
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.