• House of Reps member dies in Abuja

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    A House of Representatives member, Hon. Isa Dogonyaro (Kogunan Ringim), representing Babura/Garki Federal Constituency of Jigawa State is dead.

    The lawmaker passed away after a brief illness in Abuja, at the age of 46.

    House Spokesman, Rep. Akin Rotimi who disclosed this in a statement, said prayers will be held for the deceased after Jumaat prayers, today, at 2.30pm at the National Mosque, Abuja, further to which the interment will take place in accordance to Islamic rights at Gudu Muslim Cemetery.

    Rotimi described Dogonyaro as a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his constituents and the nation with utmost commitment.

    He said the deceased was a pillar in the House, contributing significantly to the development of legislation, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Control, where he served as the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee.

    The statement read: “Elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Dogonyaro was known for his integrity, diligence, and unwavering dedication to the welfare of the Nigerian people. His presence will be sorely missed in the hallowed chambers of the House of Representatives.

    “Hon. Isa Dogonyaro was a detribalized patriot who was very jovial as much as he was an intellectual. He built strong bonds of friendship with Honourable Members from all parts of the country. He is survived by wives and children.

    “In this moment of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, constituents, colleagues, and the people of Jigawa State. We pray for strength and comfort for all who mourn his passing.”

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