Adamawa Lawmaker Slumps, Dies At Political Rally
A member of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Adamu Kwanate (APC, Nassarawo-Binyeri), slumped and died Wednesday after attending an election campaign rally.
He was said to have collapsed during the campaign in Kwanate and rushed to a hospital in Yola, the state capital where he died.
The lawmaker was seeking re-election into the House in Saturday's State and House of Assembly elections under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kwante's death comes 5 days after the member representing Mubi South in the House, Abdurrahman Abubakar, died in Yola.
The Public Relations Officer of the House, Yahaya Daji on Thursday confirmed Kwanate’s death. He said the lawmaker was rushed to a hospital in Yola where he later died.
He said Kwanate had been battling an undisclosed health problem before his death.
He described the deceased as a hardworking legislator who enjoyed a cordial relationship with his colleagues and staff of the House.
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