Connect with us

Africa

Dongonyaro, House of Reps member, dies at 46

Published

on

Dongonyaro

Member of the House of Representatives in Nigeria, Isa Dogonyaro, is dead.

The death of the lawmaker who represented Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa State was announced on Friday by one of his colleagues, Mohammed Bello El-Rufa’i, on his Facebook wall.

He wrote, “Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un. Earlier today, we lost a colleague in the House of Representatives, a brilliant parliamentarian and an overall good man. May Allah SWT forgive him and grant him Aljannatul Firdaus”.

The Deputy House Spokesperson, Phillip Agbese , confirmed the death, saying he learnt about the death of the lawmaker through posts on social media and on WhatsApp groups of the House of Representatives.

“I learnt that the funeral prayer is scheduled in Abuja this afternoon.”

The deceased, aged 46, passed away after “a brief illness.”


For Diaspora Digital Media Updates click on Whatsapp, or Telegram. For eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles, write to: citizenreports@diasporadigitalmedia.com. Follow us on X (Fomerly Twitter) or Facebook

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Updates

Carnival Calabar returns

Usyk, Fury Clash in Historic Heavyweight Unification Bout

BREAKING: Nigerian court convicts cosmetic surgeon over client’s death

Pelosi: Man who attempted to kidnap ex-Speaker jailed 30-years

Nigeria Police dismiss officers caught street-fighting in viral video

NDDC engages Publicity Influencers, calls for collaboration in shaping region’s narrative

Photos from Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope’s funeral service

Senegalese President Faye visits Nigeria’s President & ECOWAS chairman, Tinubu

Brazil to host 2027 Women’s World Cup

Yar’adua@73: How his death robbed Nigeria of unity & development ~ by Law Mefor

Subscribe to DDM Newsletter for Latest News