The House of Representatives Deputy Leader, representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency, Umar Buba Jibrin died at the age of 58 on Friday morning (March 30) in Abuja.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in a statement on Friday announced the death of the lawmaker.
Dogara in the statement said Honorable Buba died ‘after a long protracted illness.’
He described the deceased lawmaker as an upright man and hard-working lawmaker.
Jibrin was a onetime speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly.
He will be buried later today in Lokoja after the Jummat prayer.