The House of Representatives has postponed all the lawmaking activities in honour of a member, Hon. Abdulkadir Jelani Danbuga, representing Isa/Sabon Birni Federal Constituency of Sokoto State who died early today, October 11.
A statement by the House Spokesman/Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Akin Rotimi said that Abdulkadir Jelani died at the age of 63, after a brief illness and that his remains have been buried in Sokoto State today, according to Islamic rites.
“At plenary today presided over by Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu, the House observed a minute silence in honour of the dear departed, and immediately adjourned, deferring the day’s order of business till tomorrow, Thursday, October 12, 2023, in line with parliamentary tradition.
“The House commiserates with all those he left behind, and prays God comforts his family, constituents, and the entire people of Sokoto State, and grant the late parliamentarian peaceful repose of his soul.”
The deceased was former Sole Administrator of Sabo Bini Local Government Council in Sokoto State, and was elected to the Green Chamber in April 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).