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Kaduna lawmaker dies 72 hours after inauguration

A member representing Chikun Constituency in the Kaduna House of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Madami Garba Madami, has died.

Sources said he died on Saturday morning at a hospital where he was receiving treatment.

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Although the 10th State Assembly members were inaugurated on June 13, 2023, and the late member was unable to participate due to his illness.

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The late lawmaker was a one-time chairman of Chikun Local Government Area and former Commissioner of Planning and Budget. He also served as Political Adviser to the late Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State.

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Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani, has expressed shock over Madami’s death.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Shehu, the Governor commiserated with his immediate family and the people of Chikun Constituency, noting that the lawmaker was known for promoting peaceful coexistence and was greatly respected.

Governor Sani prayed to God to grant the soul of Madami eternal rest and comfort his family, associates, friends, and constituents he left behind.

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