Here are four national assembly members who didn't make it to the new year because death knocked on the door.
Four notable politicians who represented their constituents in the National Assembly died painful deaths last year.
We profile them below:
1. Honourable Rep Olatoye Temitope Sugar
Representing: Lagelu / Akinyele Federal Constituency and the chairman, House Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Cause of death: Murder/Gun shots
Age bracket: (1973 – 9 March 2019)
2. Honourable Rep Jafa’aru Iliyasu
Rijau/Magama federal constituency of Niger State.
Cause of death: brief illness
Died: Dec 2, 2019
3. Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu
Representing: Imo North senatorial district/ chairman of the senate committee on employment, labour and productivity.
Cause of death: slumped in his home
Died: Dec 18, 2019
4. Honourable Rep Mohammed Adamu Fagen Gawo
Representing: Garki- Babura federal constituency (Jigawa)
Cause of death: disease associated with his legs
Died: Dec 31, 2019