Member, House of Representatives dies at 46 


CITIZENS COMPASS –Isa Dogonyaro, a Member, representing Garki/Babura Federal Constituency of Jigawa State in the House of Representatives is dead.

His colleague, Mohammed Bello El-Rufa’i, disclosed the death on his Facebook page on Friday morning.

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.”

“There are the usual Islamic prayers and tributes by colleagues on various platforms. There is no official communication to the House yet. The family has not communicated to the House.

“That is the tradition. It is when the family communicates through the Speaker that we will officially announce his death. I learnt that the funeral prayer is scheduled in Abuja this afternoon.”

The death occurred on Friday, May 10, 2024, in Abuja, after a brief illness.

He was aged 46.

Akin Rotimi, the spokesperson of the House of Representatives said in a statement.

According to the statement, Dogonyaro was a dedicated and passionate legislator who served his constituents and the nation with utmost commitment.

With the death of Isa Dogonyaro the House of Representatives is expected to defer its next plenary session on Tuesday to the next legislative day.


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