The Deputy Majority Leader of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Umar Baba Jibril is dead.

He died in the early hours of Friday in Abuja. He was 58.

 Jibril represented Lokoja/Koto Federal constituency in the House.

The cause of his death is yet to be ascertained

One of Jibril’s political associates Amuda Dan Sulaiman, who confirmed his death, did not disclose the cause of his death. 

A three time member of the House, Jibril was former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly.

His death comes two weeks after Senator Ali Wakili from Bauchi State passed away.

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