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.

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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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