The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed sadness over the demise of the member representing Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State, Rep. Jafaru Iliyasu.
DAILY POST had reported that Jafaru Iliyasu Auna died at Maitama General Hospital on Monday morning after a brief illness.
The lawmaker had just returned to Abuja on Sunday after a retreat organised for members of the House Committee on Public Accounts in Lagos.
Reacting, Gbajabiamila said he was “deeply shaken” by the demise of the Niger Rep.
He described the deceased as a gentleman who showed great willingness and determination to work with his other colleagues to make good laws for the country.