Kogi lawmaker dies Amidst coronavirus pandemic

Kogi lawmaker dies Amidst coronavirus pandemic

People of Kogi state are in mourning as one of the lawmakers in the state House of Assembly, John Abah has died. Abah who was representing Ibaji constituency died on Wednesday morning. The cause of his death was not disclosed. His death has been confirmed by the speaker of the assembly, Matthew Kolawole. While Sympathising

People of Kogi state are in mourning as one of the lawmakers in the state House of Assembly, John Abah has died.

Abah who was representing Ibaji constituency died on Wednesday morning. The cause of his death was not disclosed.

His death has been confirmed by the speaker of the assembly, Matthew Kolawole. While Sympathising with the family, Kolawole described Abah’s death as “shocking”, adding that the deceased lawmaker would be greatly missed.

“It is very sad and painful to lose a breadwinner of a family, His demise has created a great vacuum that will be hard to fill,” he said.

The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello has also reacted to the ugly development.

He expressed deep sadness over the death of Abah whom he described as “a loyal and dedicated stalwart of the All Progressives Congress in the state whose contributions to the stability and growth of the party remain overwhelming”.

Governor Bello added that the deceased was “a seasoned and thoroughbred lawmaker who contributed immensely to the overall development of his constituency and the state as a whole through his various people-oriented bills and motions”.

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