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Senate President mourns death of lawmaker

Senate President mourns death of lawmaker

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Jafaru Illiyasu Auna. Hon. Jafaru, who represented Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency of Niger State in the ninth National Assembly, died on Monday morning at an Abuja Hospital after a brief illness.

Lawan commiserated with the family of the deceased lawmaker and the government and people of Niger State and pray Almighty Allah to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. The Senate President also condoled with the leadership and members of the House of Representatives on the death of their colleague and pray that Allah will grant him the highest place in Jannah.

Signed: Ola Awoniyi

Special Adviser (Media) to President of the Senate

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