Sanni Onogu, Abuja
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed 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 in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, commiserated with the family of the deceased lawmaker and the government and people of Niger State over the loss.
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He prayed 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 prayed that Allah will grant him the highest place in Jannah.